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Xingu River. Satellite image of the Xingu river in Amazonia, Brazil. North is at top. Forest is dark green and marshland is black. The river flows from top centre to lower centre. The geometric patterns (brown & light green) are farms and settlements built following deforestation of the area. Photographed on 5 February 2001 by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) aboard NASA's Terra satellite.
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