STS041-85-67
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Image Caption:
The Betsiboka Estuary

The sediment plume from the Betsiboka Estuary reaches out into
the Mozambique Channel in this low oblique, south-looking view
taken in October 1990. The mud islands within the estuary con-
tinue to grow and new islands are being formed. Scientists con-
tinue to monitor the excessive soil erosion occuring throughout
the Betsiboka River Basin. (S41-85-067)