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Canada, satellite image composite; obtained and adapted from NASA "Blue Marble" images


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Original upload history

  • (08:02, 16 September 2005) . . User:E Pluribus Anthony (E Pluribus Anthony) ( User talk:E Pluribus Anthony (Talk) ) . . 1680x1050 (833088 bytes) (Canada, satellite image composite)

The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed):
  • Geography of Canada
  • User:Dfmchfhf
  • Backpacking in Canada
  • Canada