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Palm Island, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
This IKONOS satelliteimage was collected onJuly 16, 2004. The Imageshows this man-madeisland that lies off thecoast of Dubai in thePersian Gulf. The islandis being built from 80million cubic meters of land dredged from theapproach channel to theEmirate's Jebel Ali Port.When complete, thisresort will have 1,200single-family and 600multi-family residences,an aquatic Theme park,shopping centers, cinemasand more.