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The Spread of Humanity

Image contrasting and comparing Dubai's growth and development from 2000 (left) to 2010 (right). Image from CNN.

Urban populations and development in cities around the world have exploded over the past century and with the help of modern satellite imaging, we’re able to track the spread of humanity over time. The effects of this growth results in some incredibly stunning photographs. Check out this link or click the image above to see the full article.

The images are brought to you by CNN in collaboration with  NASA’s Landsat department and U.S. Geological Survey.  

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