Rivers from above

Get a unique view of these rivers beyond the banks.

Photo editing by Lia Pepe

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Apr 5, 2014 2:20PM
There are a lot of  shallow rivers  everywhere now.
Mar 17, 2014 2:55PM

  This is very typical of what happens to any river as it slows and enters the ocean or other large body of water.  They widen then form a delta, then they make a snake like course through the delta.  We have several rivers here in NC that at the point they become brackish water they form this type of meandering river formation.  May have to do with the slowing of the water and the Ocean tides.  They usually straighten out again as they near the mouth of the ocean.  Very common and yes very beautiful fun to drive your boat or kayak through.  Full of wild life.  I seldom get to see a birds eye view of them.

Brad Becker

USMC Retired

Mar 14, 2014 12:19PM
East River is NOT a river . It's an oceanic strait.
Mar 6, 2014 10:33PM
The Olfusa River looks full of silt and clay, very sad.
Mar 1, 2014 12:34PM
Chickahominy River, beautiful right in my backyard
Feb 28, 2014 6:03AM
I was hoping for higher altitude, more interesting pictures, like the one of the Chickahominy in Virginia, not boring closeups like the ones they shot of the Danube, Seine, and Thames. Get up a couple of thousand feet and show uniquely erratic areas upstream or, at least, delta patterns.
Feb 15, 2014 6:06PM
I expected to see the Yukon and it many old river beds which move every spring.
Feb 15, 2014 5:45PM
Beautiful photo of the Colorado River. Wish they would have posted one of the Colorado River down south where the river is blue and beautiful
Feb 15, 2014 3:59PM
They look like capillaries,bloodstreams.Just shows how we live on a great living, breathing organism of a planet. Awesome.
Feb 15, 2014 3:44PM
nice hudson river view. My wife crossed that bridge (bear mountain) everyday. only 6 miles from my house
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