The birth of Parana river, Brazil

Sentinel-2 MSI acquired on 19 March 2018 at 13:32:19 UTC
Sentinel-2 MSI acquired on 02 May 2020 at 13:32:31 UTC
Sentinel-2 MSI acquired on 21 July 2020 at 13:32:31 UTC
Sentinel-2 MSI acquired on 21 February 2021 at 13:32:19 UTC
Author(s): Sentinel Vision team, VisioTerra, France -
Keyword(s): Water colour, river, hydrology, sediment, alluvium, Brazil
Fig. 1 - S2 (19.03.2018) - With 4880 kilometres, Paraná River is the second longest river in South America after the Amazon.
Paraná source at the border of São Paulo, Mato Grosso do Sul & Minas Gerais states. It crosses Brazil, Paraguay & Argentina serving as border.
Fig. 2 - S2 (02.05.2020) - The course is formed at the confluence of the Paranaiba (west) and Rio Grande (east) rivers in southern Brazil.
Fig. 3 - S2 (21.07.2020) - Due to rapids and waterfalls, the river plays a major role in production of electricity.
Fig. 4 - S2 (21.02.2021) - The Rio Grande is a 1090 km long black river while the Paranaíba is 1000 km long with a higher sediment content.