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Astronaut Chris Hadfield's amazing view of Canada from space

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Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield responds to a question during a news conference from the International Space Station on a photograph taken from a television monitor on Thursday, January 10, 2013 in St-Hubert, Que.

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Newfoundland and Labrador, shot without zoom, is shown in a photo posted on Twitter on Jan. 7, 2013 by Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield.

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Halifax N.S. is pictured from space on a crystal clear day in a photo posted on Twitter on Jan. 5, 2013 by Canadian astronaut Chris hadfield.

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The Baie-des-Chaleurs, separating Quebec's Gaspe Peninsula (top right) and New Brunswick's Acadian Peninsula (centre), is shown in a photo posted on Twitter on Jan. 4, 2013 by Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield. "The name means 'bay of warmth', but the fingers of ice disagree," notes the Hadfield.

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The Golden Horseshoe wraps the end of Lake Ontario in a photo posted on Twitter on Jan. 2, 2013 by Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield.

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Calgary is pictured from space on a clear winter's day on Jan. 3, 2013, in a photo posted on Twitter by ISS commander Chris Hadfield.

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Southeastern Ontario in the sunglint, from Huron to Erie, from Sarnia to Windsor.

Cmd. Chris Hadfield

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Sydney, Nova Scotia, on a clear winter's day.

Cmd. Chris Hadfield

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The Annapolis Valley, NS, Canada. A lush tended farming centre for centuries.

Cmd. Chris Hadfield

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Wolfville, NS. Home of Acadia University.

Cmd. Chris Hadfield

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