Photographer/Creator

Chet Smolski, Rhode Island College

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Date

2-1993

Description

This image is showing an aerial view of the Rio Grande River. It is considered the fourth or fifth longest river system in North America. The river passes through the states of Colorado, New Mexico and Texas, thereby forming a natural border between the United States and Mexico. Since historic time, the river’s flow has decreased significantly due to the extreme water use of surrounding nearby cities. This results with barely one fifth of the total flow reaching the sea.

Notes

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rio_Grande

Rights

This object from the Chester E. Smolski photographic slides and publications, housed by the Rhode Island College Special Collections, and any of its digital surrogates are the intellectual property of Rhode Island College. This digital object is protected by copyright and/or related rights. The digital material presented here is licensed with a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. This content can be used, shared, or adapted for educational and scholarly purposes. For permissions to use this item please contact digitalcommons@ric.edu. All uses must include appropriate attribution.

Creator 1 Role

Photographer

Subject Headings

Aerial photography in land use -- New Mexico -- Albuquerque; Aerial photography – New Mexico -- Albuquerque; Rivers -- Mexico -- Rio Grande

Country Name

United States of America

Region Name

New Mexico

City Name

Albuquerque

Keywords

aerial, Rio Grande, rivers, Albuquerque

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