Buenos Aires & the Rio de la Plata seen from space

Looking some stuff up for the quiz the other day and I came across this NASA photo on Wikipedia of the River Plate and Buenos Aires. The added captions are mine, click for larger view.

Buenos Aires & Rio de la Plata

Buenos Aires & Rio de la Plata

With North on the left of the image it gives a good idea of how enormous the River Plate is and how small, relatively speaking Buenos Aires is. Even today you can see how the size of the surrounding Pampa dwarves the city.

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