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Hong Kong
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Hong Kong
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Hong Kong, Special Administrative Region of the People‘«÷s Republic of China, is located at the southeastern part of China on the coast of the South China Sea. Hong Kong consists of Hong Kong Island, Kowloon peninsula, and other smaller surrounding islands. Hong Kong came under British administration as a direct result of the Opium War; it was re-unified with China in 1997. Hong Kong is the center of international finance and commerce. It is also a major international tourist destination renowned for its beautiful million-dollar nighttime views. The Kai Tak International Airport, seen at the right of the image, was closed in 1998. Replacing it, the Hong Kong International Airport at Chek Lap Kok opened off of Lantau Island. The new airport terminal, shaped like the letter Y, is the world‘«÷s largest building associated with airports. This simulated natural color image is a mosaic of 4 ASTER scenes, acquired October 2 and November 3, 2003. The scenes are located at 22.3 degrees North, 114.2 degrees East. The image covers an area of 53.7 x 56.6 km.

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

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