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NOAA Photo Library Image - r0004202

The spilt of a tributary channel shows the beginning of a delta lobe. The restoration work is intended to create a delta pattern. This image illustrates the success of the project as demonstrated by the formation of the delta lobe.

Image ID: r0004202, NOAA's Restoration Center Collection
Location: Louisiana, Atchafalaya Bay, St. Mary Parish
Photo Date: Spring 1998
Credit: NOAA Restoration Center, Erik Zobrist

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