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Memphis and Arkabutla Lake, USA

35.1N 90W

January 17th, 2011 Category: Lakes

USA - December 26th, 2010

The city of Memphis seems to expand outwards from the upper left edge of this image. Memphis is located in the southwest corner of the U.S. state of Tennessee. The city is situated on the 4th Chickasaw Bluff, south of the confluence of the Wolf and Mississippi rivers.

Memphis has an estimated population of 676,640, making it the largest city in the state of Tennessee, the third largest in the Southeastern United States,  and the 19th largest in the United States.

Visible to the south of the city, in the lower left corner, is Arkabutla Lake. It is a reservoir on the Coldwater River in the U.S. state of Mississippi, located less than 30 minutes south of the Tennessee state line. Arkabutla Lake is one of four Flood Damage Reduction reservoirs in northern Mississippi.

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