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Great Northeast Power Blackout of 2003

Imagery of the Great Northeast Power Blackout of 2003

Annotated DMSP satellite image of the Northeastern United States approximately 7 hours after the blackout. The cities of Ottawa, Toronto, Detroit, Cleveland, Columbus and Buffalo virtually disappeared, while the Greater New York City area is much darker!
Credit: Air Force Weather Agency



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