Jau National Park, Brazil April 7, 2006Posted by jtintle in Earth, NASA.
Fed by multiple waterways, Brazil’s Negro River is the Amazon River’s largest tributary. The river courses through the country’s Jau National Park. The mosaic of partially submerged islands visible in the channel disappears when rainy season downpours raise the water level.
This image was acquired by Landsat 7’s Enhanced Thematic Mapper plus (ETM+) sensor.
Image Credit: NASA/USGS