Whole Earth at night, satellite image

Whole Earth at night, satellite image

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Caption: Whole Earth at night, satellite image. This map is centred on North America, at longitude 90 degrees west. City lights (yellow) show areas of dense population, and areas of few lights are more sparsely populated. This image was produced by combining data from the Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP) and NOAA's POES satellites.

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