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Sunny Orkney, 27th April 2007
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Sunny Orkney, 27th April 2007

Image courtesy of MODIS Rapid Response Project at NASA/GSFC.
("All the images that appear on our site are in the public domain and can be freely used and reproduced for any purpose")
Picture added on 28 April 2007
Comments:
That's WAAAAY better than Google Earth!
Got a URL or a link for that?
Added by Richard Gorn on 28 April 2007
Index page here, worldwide coverage, with big images at 250m resolution:

http://rapidfire.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov/realtime/2007120/
Added by Karl Cooper on 30 April 2007
Microsoft Virtual Earth also has a better Orkney image than Google Earth - a lot less cloud around at the time!
Added by Andrew Heron on 04 September 2007
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