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COSMO-SkyMed first images (4): Rio Grande de Buba, Guinea Bissau
Matera, Italy - The area is completely covered by mangroves
This river, which is about 100 km long, flows through the Quinara region in southern Guinea Bissau. The area is completely covered by mangroves and is famous for the production of cashew nuts. Mangroves grow in brackish swamps near the mouths of rivers, and are rooted in mud banks formed from silt washed down by the rivers. These banks move, sometimes by as much as several hundred metres per year,...
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