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The Second Palm Island, Dubai

The artificial island Palm Jebel Ali is shown well under construction in this
Proba image. The Palm Jebel Ali is the second of three palm-shaped artificial
islands being constructed just off the coast of Dubai.

The Palm
Jumeirah, located about 15 kilometres east of the Palm Jebel Ali, is much nearer
completion, construction having commenced in June 2001 and due to finish in
early 2006. Work on the Palm Jebel Ali, was started in October 2002 and is
expected to conclude in late 2007. The largest of the three will be the Palm

Palm Jumeirah

The Palm Jumeirah is an artificial island created using land reclamation by Nakheel, a company owned by the Dubai government. It is one of three islands called The Palm Islands which will increase Dubai’s shoreline by a total of 520 kms. The Palm Jumeirah is the smallest of three Palm Islands (Palm Jumeirah, Palm Jebel Ali and Palm Deira) under development by Nakheel. It is located on the Jumeirah coastal area of the emirate of Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). 

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