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English: Tehran in 1985 and 2009. Vegetation appears bright green, urban areas range in colour from grey to black, and barren areas appear brown. Many additional roadways have been added, particularly in the north.
Date 20 November 2009
Source NASA Earth Observatory
Author Robert Simmon

Images captured by the Thematic Mapper sensor on NASA’s Landsat 5 satellite. Image created using Landsat data provided by the U.S. Geological Survey’s Global Visualization Viewer.


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