ESA captured Russia’s Lena River Delta in the end of October which is already in the extreme cold. Lena River is the 11th longest and has the 9th largest watershed in the world, and flows through Irkutsk State and Sakha Republic.

Credit: ESA
Credit: ESA

Lena River makes its way due north to the Arctic Laptev Sea, creating vast Delta of 10,800km2. Mammoth tusks have been dug out of the delta.

The scenery on the ground is as follows.

Credit: CarboPerm
Credit: CarboPerm

Reference: PROBA-1 VIEW OF LENA RIVER DELTA
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