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English: Satellite image of Great Britain and Northern Ireland in April 2002.
Français : Image satellite de l'île de Grande-Bretagne et de l' Irlande du Nord.
Date 6 April 2002
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Author Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Land Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC


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