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Submission + - NASA posts map showing height of forests worldwide (

fadethepolice writes: This map may be interesting to the slashdot crowd. I haven't had a chance to really study it yet, but the thinness of the amazon basin is rather striking when compared with the northwestern united states. The image was compiled from data from 3 satellites, NASA's ICESat, Terra, and Aqua.

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