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Millennium Open Pit MIne, Alberta, Canada
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Millennium Open Pit MIne, Alberta, Canada

 (JPG) Millennium Open Pit MIne, Alberta, Canada (937,258 bytes) ( 3,000 x 1,700 )
Near Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada, on the east bank of the Athabasca River, are found the Steepbank and Millennium mines. These open pit mines produce oil sands that are processed to recover bitumen, and then upgrade it to refinery-ready raw crude oil, and diesel fuel. The ASTER images were acquired September 22, 2000 and July 31, 2007, cover an area of 22.5 x 25.5 km, and are located near 57 degrees north latitude, 111.5 degrees west longitude.

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Please give credit for these images to:
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and U.S./Japan ASTER Science Team

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