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Europe with cloud cover, satellite image, satellite image. The land is mostly covered by vegetation and seen as the green areas. Deserts, such as those in northern Africa (bottom) are shown in yellow, and mountain ranges are grey. Arctic regions, such as Greenland (top left) are white. Oceans range from light blue (shallow coastal water) to dark blue (deep water). The clouds are seen as white wispy swirls. Image obtained using data from Landsat 5 and Landsat 7 satellites.
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