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Akashi Kaikyo Bridge, Japan
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Akashi Kaikyo Bridge, Japan
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The Akashi Kaikyo Bridge (also called the Pearl Bridge), has the longest central span of any suspension bridge in the world, at 1991 meters. Located in Japan, and completed in 1998, it connects the city of Kobe with Iwaja on Awaji Island by crossing the busy Akashi Strait. The ASTER image was acquired December 8, 2009, covers an area of 15 by 18 km, and is located at 34.6 degrees north latitude, 135 degrees east longitude.

Please give credit for these images to:
NASA/GSFC/METI/Japan Space Systems,
and U.S./Japan ASTER Science Team

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