Map of Earth
This image is based largely on observations from the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on July 11, 2005.
NASA images by Marit Jentoft-Nilsen (image). Based on data from the MODIS, MOPITT, MISR, ASTER, and CERES science teams.
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