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English: Natural-colour image of the eastern half of St. John. Settlements—marked by curving roads and light roofs—line the irregular coastline. The pinpoints of white in Coral Bay are probably boats. The island’s interior is carpeted with varying shades of green. Temperatures vary little throughout the year, ranging between the mid-20s to mid-30s Celsius. Although the vegetation appears lush, much of it is second-generation growth, according to the U.S. National Park Service (NPS). During the colonial period, large swaths of the island were clear-cut to accommodate sugar cane production.
Date 24 June 2007(2007-06-24)
Source NASA Earth Observatory
Author Jesse Allen and Robert Simmon

Image captured by the Advanced Land Imager (ALI) on NASA’s Earth Observing-1 (EO-1) satellite. EO-1 ALI data provided courtesy of the NASA EO-1 team.

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Public domain This file is in the public domain because it was created by NASA. NASA copyright policy states that "NASA material is not protected by copyright unless noted". (See Template:PD-USGov, NASA copyright policy page or JPL Image Use Policy.)

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