Where the Volga River flows into the Caspian Sea, it creates an extensive delta. The
Volga Delta is comprised of more than 500 channels and sustains the most productive
fishing grounds in Eurasia.
This image was acquired by
Landsat 7's Enhanced Thematic Mapper plus
(ETM+) sensor on August 29, 1999. This is a false-color composite image made using shortwave
infrared, infrared, and red wavelengths.