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Golden Sediments from Geba River, Guinea Bissau – November 27th, 2012

11.8N 15.6W

November 27th, 2012 Category: Image of the day, Rivers, Sediments

Guinea Bissau – November 25th, 2012

Sediments color the Geba River various shades of green and gold as it flows towards the coast of West Africa. The rises in Guinea, passes through Senegal, and reaches the Atlantic Ocean in Guinea-Bissau. It is about 340 miles (550 km) in total length.

Its tributary the Colufe River joins the Geba at Bafatá. After passing by Geba town and Bambadinca, the river broadens into a wide estuary below Xime (where it is joined by the Corubal River), with a total width of about 10 miles (16 km) at Bissau.

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