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Whole Earth. Coloured satellite image of the Earth centred on South America. Tones approximate to true colours. The green expanse of the Amazon Basin is visible at centre, with frontal cloud systems over Central America and the Caribbean. North America is at top frame; West Africa at far right. Swirling cloud is seen over the north Atlantic Ocean. Image taken by a Meteosat weather satellite on 10 May 1993. Meteosat is operated on behalf of its owners Eumetsat by the European Space Agency (ESA).
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