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Amsterdam, Netherlands
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Amsterdam, Netherlands
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Amsterdam is the largest city and the capital of the Netherlands. Its name derives from a dam in the river Amstel. Founded in the 12th century as a fishing village, Amsterdam was one of the most important ports in the world in the 17th century, when Amsterdamís iconic canals were developed. In 2012 the old city was added to UNESCOís World Heritage list. The image was acquired July 24, 2012, covers an area of 13.4 x 11.6 km, and is located at 52.4 degrees north latitude, 4.9 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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