Africa from space SATELLITE IMAGES OF AFRICA MOUNTAINSAfrican old map

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Satellite images of mountains give details of topography and a broader perspective impossible from ground-based observation. Practical applications include determining altitudinal gradients (e.g., transition zones between different vegetation types), geological analysis, effects of climate change and human incursions into protected areas.

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