Friday, December 5, 2008

A Green Swamp During Autumn

Along the lower Boguefala Creek bottomlands of southern Itawamba County are many sloughs and swamps. Many of these are old courses of the old creek that have since been cut off from the present-day creek channel, creating oxbow swamps (one such oxbow pictured above). The emerald-green algae-filled water interrupting the bland autumn landscape on a cold autumn day is pictured above.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

My first expression: Oh Wow! what lush green grass growing among all that dead wood!, then I read the description and my expression becomes "E o w". Do you have any idea how deep that riverlet is? and I'm assuming that it is very stagnant water. At first glimpse, it certainly is a pretty scene. bettye