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2 December 2010

Snow-covered UK captured in satellite picture

Credit to 'NEODAAS/University of Dundee'

The University of Dundee Satellite Receiving Station has captured a striking image of how the heavy snow of the past week has affected the UK.

A whiteout across virtually the entire country is clearly visible on the image, received at 11.45am on Thursday, 2nd December, from a NASA satellite named Terra.

The image, showing the entire country covered in a blanket of snow can be viewed, and downloaded, from the following link -

The image is available for use but MUST BE CREDITED to 'NEODAAS/University of Dundee'.

If you register for free on the Station's website (see -, you can then view and download higher resolution versions of the image from the following link -

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