Human presence over Earth at night

Human presence over Earth at night

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This image is part of the feature Crowded Planet

Credit: FELIX PHARAND-DESCHENES, GLOBAIA/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Human presence over Earth at night. Global map showing major road and rail networks over land superimposed over satellite images of cities illuminated at night. Europe is upper left middle, Africa is centre to bottom middle, the Middle East and Asia is far right and in daylight. This image illustrates modern human impact on the planet.

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Keywords: 21st century, africa, african, anthropocene, artwork, cities, city, city at night, city lights, earth, earth at night, earth observation, europe, european, geographical, geography, human impact, human presence, illustration, light, mankind, modern, modernity, network, night time, planet, rail, rails, road, roads, route, routes, satellite, satellite image, transport, world at night

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