Aldan, Siberia, Russia
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Aldan is the administrative center of the Aldansky District in Siberia, Russia. It was founded in 1923 after discovery of rich gold and uranium deposits. The city can be seen at the bottom of the image. To the north, squiggly tracks in the rivers are the spoilage piles from dredging operations. In the upper right are numerous tailings piles from conventional strip and underground mining operations. The image was acquired July 31, 2019, covers an area of 30.8 by 53 km, and is located near 58.6 degrees north, 125.4 degrees east.
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NASA/METI/AIST/Japan Space Systems,
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