An intricate maze of small lakes and waterways define the Yukon Delta at the confluence
of Alaska's Yukon and Kuskokwim Rivers with the frigid Bering Sea. Wildlife abounds
on the delta and offshore where sheets of sea ice form during the coldest months of the
This scene was acquired by the ASTER instrument on NASA’s Terra satellite on
May 26, 2002.
Image provided by the
USGS EROS Data Center Satellite Systems
Branch as part of the Earth as Art II image series