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Old January 24 2011, 07:04 AM   #90
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Re: The new Post Your Desktop thread

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New desktop:



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That is neat!




What is it?
It is a volcanic island in the Kuril chain between Kamchatka and Japan. The island's orientation appears here rotated 90° clockwise, so that west is up and north is to the right - original image is an astronaut photo taken from the ISS about two weeks ago.

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