EARTH - NORTH AMERICA
In 2005, NASA created the "Blue Marble: Next Generation", a composite of images from several satellites showing the land, sea, cloud cover and night-time lights of our planet. This view is centred on North America with South America to the bottom right. Seen from space, the defining feature of our planet is its blue colour.
Credit: Image created by Reto Stöckli for the NASA GSFC Earth Observatory.
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