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South America. Satellite image centred on South America. North is at top. Water is blue, arid areas are brown, vegetation is green, and snow and ice are white. The terrain of South America is marked by the Andes mountains along the western coast, tropical rainforests (dark green) in the Amazon river basin in the north, and swamps and plains (lighter green) in the south. Surrounding South America (clockwise from upper left) is part of Central America, the islands of the Caribbean, the Atlantic Ocean (right) and the Pacific Ocean (left). A small part of Antarctica is at bottom centre. For this area at night, see E074/059.
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