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The island jutting off of Dubai's coast in the United Arab Emirates is a man-made island designed to be shaped like a palm tree.

A short distance down the coast is another, Palm Jebel Ali

Also visible are the lights of the tallest building in the world, the Burj Khalifa, standing almost 830 meters (2,722 feet) tall.


How many of the islands in Dubai are man-made? 

Would you be able to see the world's tallest tower if it was in daylight?

Among the lights is one large dark square. What is that?