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Cotahuasi Canyon, Peru, satellite image. This canyon was cut by the eroding action of the Rio Cotahuasi. Image taken in May 2014 by the OLI (Operational Land Imager) on board the Landsat 8 space satellite. This image covers an area measuring 117 kilometres squared.
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