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Asia, satellite image. Arctic sea ice and clouds are white, oceans are blue and land is green and brown. The North Pole is seen at top, with the Middle East at upper left, India at lower left China at centre and the upper part of Southeast Asia at bottom. City lights (yellow) in dark areas show areas of dense population, while those that are more sparsely populated have fewer lights. Image obtained using data from Landsat 5 and Landsat 7 satellites.
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