Volga River Delta
March 16, 2003
Where the Volga River flows into the Caspian Sea, it creates an extensive delta. The Volga Delta is comprised of more than 500 channels and sustains the most productive fishing grounds in Eurasia. This image was acquired by Landsat 7's Enhanced Thematic Mapper plus (ETM+) sensor.
Topics: Caspian sea, Oblasts of Russia, Federal subjects of Russia, Business Finance, Environment, Eurasia, Landsat 7, Landsat program, Volga Delta, Volga River, Thematic Mapper, Astrakhan Oblast, River deltas, Freshwater ecoregions