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Development in China: These Landsat images show Binhai, China in 1992 (L) and 2012 (R). The city is located on the coast of the Bohai Sea. The 2012 photograph shows large scale urbanisation compared to the 1992 image. Binhai was transformed in 1990 from a swampy region into a major economic zone. It is currently home to numerous aerospace, oil and chemical, and other manufacturing industries.