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Power Blackout Satellite Photo Hoax


power blackout satellite photo hoax - 2003 north american outage picture of continental USA



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This phony satellite photo of the United States was widely circulated via email, following the August, 2003 North American Power Blackout. Many viewers accepted it as authentic.

About Urban Legends and Folklore Guide David Emery explains why the photograph is a prank in his article, "Blackout 2003 Satellite Photo."

(Thanks to Tim Butson for the image.)

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