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Floods on the Red River

Red River Floods, North Dakota and Minnesota
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Red River Floods, North Dakota and Minnesota

A second round of spring flooding on the Red River was captured in an astronaut photo from April 9, 2009.

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Floods on the Red River
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Floods on the Red River

In the span of just five days, the MODIS sensor observed the snow melt and swollen rivers around Winnipeg, in Manitoba, Canada. This image shows extensive flooding on April 15, 2009.

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Flooding on the Red River
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Flooding on the Red River

Held in place by reinforced levees, the swollen Red River snakes through Fargo, North Dakota, and Moorhead, Minnesota, in this image captured by the Advanced Land Imager on the EO-1 satellite on March 28, 2009.

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Floods on the Red River
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Floods on the Red River

This photo-like image shows extensive flooding on the Red River near Fargo, North Dakota, on March 28, 2009 as the river reached a record high of 40.82 feet.

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