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Space in Images - 2014 - 09 - Alberta, Canada. This Landsat-8 image covers a distance of over 350 km from top to bottom, all within Canada’s Alberta province. The lower half of the image is part of a wider area known as the Athabasca oil sands, which has the world’s largest known reservoir of crude bitumen, which can be upgraded to crude oil using technology that extracts the oil from the soil using chemicals.

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Canada's tar sands landscape from the air – in pictures

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Charges urged over alleged pollution in Athabasca River from oil sands companies

Charges urged over alleged pollution in Athabasca River from oil sands companies | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues

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Canada's tar sands landscape from the air – in pictures

Canada's tar sands landscape from the air – in pictures | Environment | The Guardian