Guinea-Bissau And The Bissagos Islands, Satellite View

Guinea-Bissau. Image source: USGS/ESA


The coast of Guinea-Bissau in West Africa is pictured in this image from the Landsat-8 satellite. Mangrove swamps are abundant along this coastline, acting as important feeding grounds for fish, birds and animals.

Flowing from the east, the Geba River empties into the Atlantic Ocean, with the country‚Äôs capital city of Bissau located on the river estuary…

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