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Southeast Asia. Satellite image of the Earth seen at 00:00 (midnight) GMT (UCT), centred on China. Arctic and Antarctic sea ice (top and bottom respectively) are white, oceans are blue and land is green and brown. City lights (yellow) in dark areas show areas of dense population while those that are more sparsely populated have fewer lights. Also seen are the Pacific Ocean (right), Indian Ocean (lower left), western Asia (upper left) and Australia (lower right). Image obtained using data from Landsat 5 and Landsat 7 satellites.
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