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English: Tiny dots of white against the plant-covered landscape (red in this image) are possible landslides, a common occurrence in mountainous terrain after large earthquakes. Port-au-Prince, Haiti’s capital, is silver in the image. The rivers are pale blue, while the ocean is dark blue. Exposed soil is white.
Date 27 January 2010
Source NASA Image of the Day
Author NASA/GSFC/METI/ERSDAC/JAROS, and U.S./Japan ASTER Science Team

The Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER) instrument on NASA’s Terra spacecraft captured this 50-foot resolution false-colour image.


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