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Taiwan, satellite image. North is at top. Water is blue, vegetation is green, clouds are white, and developed areas are grey. Taiwan, an island located off the coast of China (top left), separated from it by the Taiwan Strait. Taiwan is some 394 kilometres long and 144 kilometres wide. Shallow areas and sand banks (pale blue) are seen in the Taiwan Strait. Image data obtained by the Landsat 5 and Landsat 7 satellites.
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