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Nighttime Lights of North America

Summary

This map layer is an image of nighttime lights for North America, including the Caribbean and most of Mexico. The data were collected in 1996 and 1997 as part of the Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP). The data available through the National Atlas of the United States are in GeoTIFF format. This is a revised version of the May 2002 map layer, with a corrected shoreline for Greenland.

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URL Web http://www.nationalatlas.gov/metadata/nitelti020l.xml

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