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Earth as Art: A Landsat Perspective

shows striking photos of Aleutian clouds, the Araca River (Brazil), Atlas Mountains (Morocco), Guinea-Bissau (West Africa), Bolivian deforestation, Parana River delta marshland (Argentina), volcanoes in Chile, the Great Salt Desert in Iran (Dasht-e Kevir), Dragon Lake (Siberia), the Everglades, Ganges River delta, Greenland coast, West Fjords (Iceland), Karman vortices, Kilimanjaro (East Africa), the world's largest glacier (Lambert Glacier), and more. (Library of Congress)

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Interesting Fact:

Akpatok Island lies in Ungava Bay in northern Quebec, Canada. Accessible only by air, Akpatok Island rises out of the water as sheer cliffs that soar 500 to 800 feet above the sea surface. The island is an important sanctuary for cliff-nesting seabirds.
West Fjords. Kodak R3 facsimile map, [1 inch=1.7 miles (2.8 km)], June 6, 2000. Geography and Map Division (19)

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