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Talinn, Estonia (977,049 bytes) ( 2,496 x 2,376 )
Talinn is the capital city and main seaport of Estonia. It is located on Estonia's north coast to the Gulf of Finland. Talinn replaced the previously used official German name Ravel when Estonia became independent in 1918. After WWII started, Estonia was annexed by the USSR, and later invaded by Nazi Germany. In 1991 an independent democratic Estonia was re-established. The Estonian economy has seen recent development of an information technology sector and growth of tourism. The picturesque old town is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This scene was acquired on June 18, 2006, covers an area of 35.6 x 37.5 km, and is located at 59.5 degrees north latitude and 25 degrees east longitude.
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NASA/METI/AIST/Japan Space Systems,
and U.S./Japan ASTER Science Team