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Italy. True-colour satellite image centred on Italy (darker colours) and the central Mediterranean Sea. North is at top. Water is blue, vegetation is green, and bare ground is light brown and white. The Alps at top left are covered in snow (white). To the north-west of Italy are France and Switzerland, while Austria and Slovenia are to the north-east. Croatia and Bosnia- Herzegovina are at upper right across the Adriatic Sea. To the west of Italy in the Mediterranean Sea are the islands of Corsica (upper, part of France) and Sardinia (lower, part of Italy). At bottom right is the Italian island of Sicily.
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