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Satellite Imagery of the island of Manhattan and of Ground Zero at World Trade Center, New York City after the attacks of September 11, 2001
Manhattan, New York (World Trade Center - Aftermath Image-#2), Sept. 15, 2001
This one-meter resolution satellite image of Manhattan, New York was collected at 11:54 a.m. EDT on Sept. 15, 2001 by Space Imaging's IKONOS satellite. The image shows the remains of the 1,350-foot towers of the World Trade Center, and the debris and dust that has settled throughout the area. Also visible are the many emergency and rescue vehicles in the streets in the vicinity of the disaster. IKONOS is the world's first high-resolution commercial Earth imaging satellite. It travels 423 miles above the Earth's surface at a speed of 17,500 miles per hour.

Mandatory photo credit: "GeoEye"

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