Turning the Desert Green

Via the satellite data analysis folks at Chelys, a view of what used to be called the “Colorado River delta”, which is now one of the great winter vegetable growing regions of North America. That’s the Salton Sea top left, the Imperial Valley and Calexico farming regions in the center, and the Gila and Colorado River bottomlands converging in the center right of the image.

Colorado Delta, from space

Colorado Delta, from space, courtesy Chelys