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Houston city centre. Satellite image of the centre of the city of Houston, Texas, USA. North is at top. The city centre is dominated by skyscrapers, seen casting long shadows northwards. Major roads are seen, connecting the city centre to the much larger area of Greater Houston. At lower centre and centre right are several large car parks for the many commuters who use the roads to travel to work by car. The city's river, Buffalo Bayou, is seen at upper right. The white building at centre right is Minute Maid Park, a baseball stadium with a retractable roof. It opened in 2000. Image taken by the Ikonos satellite on 2 January 2002.
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