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Sri Lanka, satellite image. North is at top. Water is blue, vegetation is green and brown, clouds are white, and developed areas are pink. Sri Lanka, an island located in the Indian Ocean, is 350 kilometres long and 180 kilometres wide. Shallow sand banks (pale blue, upper left) in the Palk Strait separate this island from India (coastline at top left). Image data obtained by the Landsat 5 and Landsat 7 satellites.
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