Great Lakes. Terra satellite image of the fiveGreat Lakes on the USA Canada border. At upperleft is Lake Superior, at centre left is LakeMichigan, at centre is Lake Huron, at bottom rightis Lake Erie and at right is Lake Ontario. Theland below the lakes is the USA and the land aboveis Canada. Image taken on 8 April 2005.
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U.S. territory gained from Mexico
Map of territory acquired by the U.S. from Mexico.
Color lithograph of a 19th-century illustration
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Scotland, UK, satellite image
Scotland, UK. North is at top. Natural colour satellite image showing Scotland in the United Kingdom, with the surrounding territories shaded out. The UK consists of the island of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - the north-eastern part of the island of Ireland (bottom left). Together these islands constitute the British Isles. Great Britain itself consists of Scotland (green), England (bottom right), and Wales (not seen). The Atlantic Ocean (blue, upper left), Irish Sea (blue, bottom centre), North Sea (blue, right) and Celtic Sea (not shown) surround the British Isles. Image compiled from data acquired by the LANDSAT 5 and 7 satellites, in 2000. Images highlighting all other regions of this country are available. For further information please
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