Earth from Gemini 9
April 10, 2003
The Mississippi River delta, and Gulf coasts of Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida as seen from the Gemini 9-A spacecraft during its first revolution of the earth. Florida peninsula is seen at upper right corner of picture. Lake Pontchartrain is at lower left. new orleans is located between the lake and the U-shaped bend in the river. Large bay at top left center is Mobile Bay. Apalachicola, Florida, is the point of land at top center of picture. Note alluvial deposit at mouths of Mississippi.
Topics: Environment, Lake Pontchartrain, States of the United States, Southern United States, Waterways forming and crossings of the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, Apalachicola, Florida, River delta, Gulf Coast of the United States, New Orleans, Mississippi River, Louisiana, Florida, Mississippi