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7 January 2010

Satellite pic shows snow-covered UK

a photo of the UK covered in snow credited to NEODAAS/University of Dundee

The winter whiteout conditions affecting the UK are clearly visible in a striking image of the whole country received by the University of Dundee Satellite Receiving Station today.

Virtually the entire country can be seen covered in a white blanket of snow and ice. The image was received today from a NASA satellite named Terra.

You can view and download the images 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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