Union of the Comoros
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Grande Comore is the largest island of the Union of the Comoros, an island nation located in the Mozambique Channel northwest of Madagascar. The nation was granted independence from France in 1975, and became the Federated Islamic Republic of the Comoro Islands. In 2001, the government reformed as the Union of the Comoros. The three islands making up the country are all of volcanic origin, and Grande Comore is still volcanically active. The image was acquired June 22, 2022, covers an area of 25.7 by 67.4 km, and is located at 11.7 degrees south, 43.3 degrees east.
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