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: Oblasts of Russia, Federal subjects of Russia, Caspian sea, Business Finance, Environment, Volga Delta, Astrakhan Oblast, Freshwater ecoregions, River deltas, Landsat 7, Landsat program, Thematic Mapper, Volga River, Eurasia