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Images Dated 17th August 2009

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Palm Islands construction, Dubai Featured 17 Aug 2009 Image

Palm Islands construction, Dubai

Luxury island construction, Dubai. Ikonos satellite image of an artificial palm tree-shaped island created in the Persian Gulf, off the coast of Dubai. This is the Jumeirah Palm resort. It is one of two artificial islands (the Palm Islands). The project started in May 2002; this image was taken on 9 June 2004. 200 million cubic metres of sand have been used to create 120 kilometres of shoreline for over 60 hotels, 5000 luxury villas and apartments, marinas, dive sites, restaurants and shopping malls. Construction on the Jumeirah Palm is expected to be completed by early 2006. Dubai is in the United Arab Emirates

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South America at night, satellite image Featured 17 Aug 2009 Image

South America at night, satellite image

South America at night, satellite image. City lights (yellow) show areas of dense population, particularly in North America (top left) and South America's coasts. The centre of South America is mostly uninhabited, as is Antarctica (bottom right). This image was produced by combining data from the Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP) and NOAA's POES satellites

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HMS Cumberland Is Photographed After Passing HMS Cornwall During Anti-Piracy Operations Featured 17 Aug 2009 Image

HMS Cumberland Is Photographed After Passing HMS Cornwall During Anti-Piracy Operations

Royal Navy Type 22 frigate HMS Cumberland is photographed after passing sister ship HMS Cornwall during anti-piracy operations.
HMS Cornwall is currently deployed as the British contribution and Flagship to the Standing NATO Maritime Group 2 (SNMG2). The force of 5 including ships from Greece, Italy, United States and Turkey, fulfils a long standing commitment by NATO to maintain a visible deterent to piracy in the Gulf of Aden

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