C33 Megadeltas in the Arctic

C3.3.1 Arctic megadeltas (Chapter 15, Section 15.6.2)

Numerous river deltas are located along the Arctic coast and the rivers that flow to it. Of particular importance are the megadeltas of the Lena (44,000 km2) and Mackenzie (9,000 km2) rivers, which are fed by the largest Arctic rivers of

Table C3.1. Megadeltas of Asia.

Features

Lena

Huanghe-

Changjiang

Zhujiang

Red River

Mekong

Chao

Irrawaddy

Ganges-

Indus

Shatt-el-Arab

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