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This FormoSat-2 image, acquired 21 October 2013, shows the town of Sosnovy Bor in the Leningrad region of Russia.

The town of Sosnovy Bor (pine wood), on the shore of the Koporskaya Bay of the Gulf of Finland 35 km to the west of St-Petersburg, is located in the lower left corner of the image. Over 66,000 people live in this town.

The Gulf of Finland can be seen in the upper part of the image. Gorovaldaiskoye Lake, on which place a lagoon of the Gulf of Finland situated long time ago, is in the upper left corner of the image.

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Credit: CNES 2013, Astrium Services / Spot Image S.A. France, all rights reserved, ScanEx RDC