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North America. Satellite image centred on North America. The North Pole is at top centre. Water is blue, vegetation is green, arid areas are brown, and snow and ice are white. The terrain of North America is marked by mountain ranges on the western coast, deserts in the south-west, and large lakes in the north-east. The shades of green vary, showing central plains, marshes in the far north, swamps in the south-east and forests in the north-west. Surrounding North America (clockwise from top) is the Arctic Ocean, Greenland, part of the Atlantic Ocean, the Caribbean Sea and part of South America, and the Pacific Ocean. For this area at night, see E074/057.
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