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Chicago and Des Plaines River, USA

41.8N 87.6W

January 10th, 2011 Category: Lakes, Rivers

USA - December 26th, 2010

Part of the city of Chicago and its metropolitan area can be observed by Lake Michigan (upper right corner) in this image. It is the largest city in the state of Illinois.

In the full image, the Des Plaines River can be seen flowing southward through northern Illinois. Its course has a length of 150 miles (241 km) through northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin.