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Siberian rivers and Arctic delta, satellite image. This area is in north-eastern Siberia in Russia, with Chaunskaya Bay in the Arctic at bottom centre. Above this are two major rivers, the Chaun and Palyavaam, which flow into the bay. Ribbon lakes and bogs are present throughout the area, created by depressions left by receding glaciers. Image data obtained by the Landsat 5 satellite on 15 June 2005.
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