Image: Madeira's Laurissilva Forest

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Description: Detailed, true-colour image of Madeira. The image shows that deep green forest survives intact on the steep northern slopes of the island, but in the south, where terrain is gentler, the terracotta colour of towns and the light green colour of agriculture are more dominant.
Title: Madeira's Laurissilva Forest
Credit: NASA Earth Observatory
Author: Jesse Allen and Robert Simmon
Usage Terms: Public domain
License: Public domain
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