The Yaguas River in northeast Peru • Earth.com

Last update: October 20th, 2019 at 2:30 pm

Today’s Image of the Day comes from the NASA Earth Observatory and features a look at the Yaguas River, which winds through the a protected rainforest in northeast Peru.

The Yaguas River is located in Yaguas National Park, which was formally established in January 2018 as part of an effort to preserve 2 million acres of Amazonian rainforest.

This image was captured by the Operational Land Imager (OLI) on board the Landsat 8 satellite.

By Rory Arnold, Earth.com Staff Writer

Image Credit: NASA Earth Observatory

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