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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, Los Angeles, Calif.

Photo: NASA

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Los Angeles

After sunset, the borders of the City of Angels are defined as much by its dark terrain as by its well-lit grid of streets and freeways. In the north, Hollywood is nestled against the south side of the Santa Monica Mountains. On the coast, Los Angeles International Airport and the port facilities at Long Beach Naval Shipyards are bright spots. Finally, even at night, the bright lights of Disneyland in Anaheim are a standout feature.