Chesapeake Bay estuary. Satellite image, using visible and infrared light, of the complex estuary system of Chesapeake Bay (at lower centre) on the eastern coast of the USA. North is at top. Numerous rivers empty into Chesapeake Bay, including the Potomac (lower left) and Susquehanna (at upper centre). The Delaware River enters its own estuary at centre right. The Appalachian mountains appear at top left. The cities of Richmond (lower left), Washington D.C. (centre left), Baltimore (centre), Philadelphia (upper right) and New York (at top right) also show up. Image taken by the American Landsat satellite.
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