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The International Space Station was orbiting above the southern coast of Bangladesh, near the vast mangrove forest and wildlife habitat of India's Sundarban National Park, when this photograph was taken.

The coasts of India and Bangladesh, pictured from the International Space Station from an altitude of 263 miles, meet at the Bay of Bengal.

The Sentinel-2A satellite takes us over the very eastern part of the Sundarbans in Bangladesh, in this natural-colour image.

Monsoons swell the mighty rivers of Bangladesh every year, often with disastrous results.

Monsoon rainfall, although a little later than normal, started on June 5, 2015, in southern India.

Internet information giant Google updated ocean data in its Google Earth application this week, reflecting new bathymetry data assembled by Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego, NOAA researchers and many other ocean mapping groups from around the world.

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