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Earth. Satellite image of the Earth, centred on Africa. North is at top. Water is blue, vegetation is green, arid areas are brown, and snow and ice are white. Both land and ocean floor topography are shown. The terrain of Africa varies from rock and sand (grey and brown) in the Sahara in North Africa, to tropical rainforests (dark green) in Western and Central Africa, to savannah and plains (brown and green) in southern and eastern Africa. Surrounding Africa (clockwise from top) is Europe and the Mediterranean, the Arabian Peninsula, the Indian Ocean and the island of Madagascar, and the Atlantic Ocean. At the edge of the globe are India (upper right), Antarctica (bottom), South America (lower left) and Greenland (top).
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