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NASA photos: Cities at night

By: Catie Leary on Oct. 16, 2009, 11:22 p.m.
NASA photos: Cities at night, Ciudad Juárez and El Paso

Photo: NASA

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Ciudad Juárez and El Paso

In this photo, taken April 7, 2003, the more densely populated Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, is clearly separated from El Paso, Texas, by the Rio Grande. These border cities illustrate different patterns, suggesting cultural influences on the development and growth of cities and infrastructure.