Atchafalaya Deltas

Another "Perched" River. Click to enlarge

Another “Perched” River.
Click to enlarge

Bayou Teche is typical of delta rivers that the river is higher in elevation than the land it crosses.

Bayou Teche is typical of delta rivers that the river is higher in elevation than the land it crosses.

same image with elevations from zero below no data and satellite coming through

same image with elevations from zero below no data and satellite coming through

Atchafalaya Deltas

The Atchafalaya delta has a twin a few miles to the west that has grown on a man made canal.

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