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Imagery acquired by US Landsat remote sensing satellites document the orchestrated destruction of Kuwaiti oil fields by the occupying Iraqi forces. On 15 February 1991, a month after the allied forces began their air campaign, many wells had been set ablaze.

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SOURCE: Reproduced with permission of Earth Observation Satellite Co. (EOSAT) Lanham, Maryland USA


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