After a period of heavy rain on 12 September 2003, a load of suspended sediment (brown) is carried out to sea off Napier. Satellite imagery like this has revolutionised geomorphology (the description and classification of landforms) because it shows the effects of erosion on land and at sea.
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NASA - JSC Digital Image Collection
Reference: International Space Station Crew Earth Observations Experiment and the Image Science & Analysis Group, ISS007-E-14844
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