Fraser-river-plume

The Fraser River’s abundant sediment forms a distinct plume west of Vancouver, extending across the Strait of Georgia to the eastern shore of Valdes Island. In fact, the Fraser River carries an estimated 20 million metric tons of sediment to the Pacific Ocean each year. Click on the image to take a closer look. Photo: NASA Earth Observatory Continue reading

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The Fraser river’s abundant sediment forms a distinct plume west of Vancouver, extending across the Strait of Georgia to the eastern shore of Valdes Island. In fact, the Fraser River carries an estimated 20 million metric tons of sediment to the Pacific Ocean each year. Photo: NASA Earth Observatory Continue reading

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