Earth Snapshot RSS Feed Twitter
 
 
 
 

Corentyne and Coppename Rivers, Suriname

5.9N 56.9W

July 17th, 2009 Category: Rivers

Suriname - June 29th, 2009

Suriname - June 29th, 2009

The Corentyne River, in northern South America, spills a thick load of sediments into the Atlantic Ocean, coloring the coastal waters tan, brown, and green.

The river originates in the Acarai Mountains and flows northward for approximately 724 km (450 miles) between Guyana and Suriname. It empties into the Atlantic Ocean near Corriverton, Guyana and Nieuw Nickerie, Suriname.

Upon opening the full image, another rivermouth is visible to the right: here, the Coppename River also spills brown sediments into the Atlantic.

Leave a Reply


About Us

Earth Observation

Organisations

Archive

January 2017
M T W T F S S
« Mar    
 1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
3031  

Categories


Bulletin Board


Featured Posts

Information

02


Take Action

Widgets