The White River in South Dakota • Earth.com

Last update: December 7th, 2019 at 8:00 am

Today’s Image of the Day comes thanks to the NASA Earth Observatory and features a look the White River in South Dakota.

The White River gets its name from its unusual water color, the result of white sediment caused by erosion of limestone and volcanic ash upstream near South Dakota’s Badlands.

This photo was captured by an astronaut on board the International Space Station.

By Rory Arnold, Earth.com Staff Writer

Image Credit: NASA Earth Observatory

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