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Florida. Infrared satellite image of southern Florida, USA. North is at top. In the infrared range vegetation appears red, buildings are grey, water is black and sand banks & reefs are light blue. At the tip of the Florida peninsula are the Everglades, a swampy area kept wet by regular overflows from Lake Okeechobee (at centre right). To the east of the Everglades is Miami. Projecting from top centre is Cape Canaveral, the launch site for America's space programme. The string of islands to the south of the peninsula are the Florida Keys. Image taken by the American Landsat satellite.
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