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File:LakeKivu satellite.jpg

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English: Lake Kivu, Africa, as seen from space. The black line marks the border between Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Cropped from a larger image (EAfrica.A2003033.0820.250m.jpg).
Date 2 February 2003, 08:20
Source "Fires in East Africa" - Visible Earth Image ID 4957 ( details, image at 250m resolution)
Author NASA


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