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Great Barrier Reef and Styx River Sediments in Broad Sound, Australia – May 19th, 2011

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May 19th, 2011 Category: Image of the day, Rivers, Sediments

Australia - May 2nd, 2011

On the left side of this image, tan sediments from the Styx River color the waters of Broad Sound. It is a large bay in the state of Queensland, on the east coast of Australia.

Moving to the upper right part of the image, numerous islands and atolls composing part of the Great Barrier Reef can be observed. They appear as light blue shapes dotted across the dark blue ocean waters.

 

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