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South America, satellite image. The land is mostly covered by vegetation and seen as the green areas. Deserts are shown in yellow, and mountain ranges are grey. Antarctica (bottom) is white. Oceans range from light blue (shallow coastal water) to dark blue (deep water). Image obtained using data from Landsat 5 and Landsat 7 satellites.
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