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Gulfs, Salt Marshes and Rivers in India and Pakistan

23.5N 69.4E

March 29th, 2012 Category: Rivers, Salt Flats, Sediments, Wetlands

India - March 18th, 2012

Sediments can be seen in two large bays on the coast of India – the Gulf of Khambhat (east), famous for its extreme tides, and the Gulf of Kutch (west of the former), by the India-Pakistan border. Located near the Gulf of Kutch is the Rann of Kutch, an area of season salt marshes. Here, areas of salt flats appear bright white, while areas covered with deeper water or vegetation appear green. West of the Rann is the lower portion of the Indus River Valley, appearing as a thick green ribbon on either side of the Indus River.

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