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Earth from Space: Danube Delta

10-15-2021

Today’s Video of the Day from the European Space Agency features the second largest river delta in Europe, the Danube Delta. 

According to ESA, the Danube Delta covers an area of 4,300 square kilometers and is known for its abundance of birdlife, as it hosts more than 300 species of birds as well as 45 species of freshwater fish in its numerous lakes and marshes. 

From the Black Forest mountains, the Danube River passes through 10 countries: Germany, Austria, Slovakia, Hungary, Croatia, Serbia, Bulgaria, Romania, Moldova and Ukraine.

Video Credit: ESA 

By Chrissy Sexton, Earth.com Staff Writer

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