The Earth as you never seen it before: fantastic picture taken from space


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Earth is really amazing and we can see its beauty every day. But from space it looks really fantastic! These pictures will make you look at our planet from the angle you have never even imagine. Taken by astronauts and satellites, the images reveal all the opulence of forms and colors!

Kuskokwim river, the southwest of Alaska

Photo: Peter Griffith, NASA

Mackenzie River, Canada

Photo: NASA/USGS Landsat 8; Norman Kuring, GSFC

 

Cumulonimbus cloud over Africa

Photo: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center/flickr (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/)

 

Sierra de Velasco Mountains, Northern Argentina

Photo: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center/flickr (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/)

A spinning formation of ice, clouds and low-lying fog off the eastern coast of Greenland

Photo: U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) EROS Data Center Satellite Systems Branch

 

Dragon Lake, Siberia

Photo: U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) EROS Data Center Satellite Systems Branch

 

Anti-Atlas Mountains, part of the Atlas Mountain range in southern Morocco, Africa

Photo: U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) EROS Data Center Satellite Systems Branc

 

Kalahari Desert, Namibia (a false-color composite image made using near infrared, red and green wavelengths)

Photo: U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) EROS Data Center Satellite Systems Branch

The clouds over the western Aleutian Islands

Photo: U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) EROS Data Center Satellite Systems Branch

 

Ghadamis River in the Tinrhert Hamada Mountains near Ghadamis, Libya

Photo: U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) EROS Data Center Satellite Systems Branch

 

Baffin Bay, Greenland

Photo: U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) EROS Data Center Satellite Systems Branch

Sahara Desert landscape near the Terkezi Oasis in the country of Chad

Photo: USGS EROS Data Center Satellite Systems Branch

 

Lake Carnegie, Western Australia (a false-color composite image made using shortwave infrared, infrared and red wavelengths)

Photo: USGS EROS Data Center Satellite Systems Branch

 

Great Salt Desert (Dasht-e Kevir), Iran

Photo: U.S. Geological Survey EROS Data Center Satellite Systems Branch

Icefall flows into world’s largest glacier — Lambert Glacier in Antarctica

Photo: USGS EROS Data Center Satellite Systems Branch

 

The Himalayas (a composite image made by combining near-infrared, red and green wavelengths)

Photo: USGS EROS Data Center Satellite Systems Branch

Akpatok Island (Ungava Bay, Canada)

Photo: NASA/USGS Landsat 7 satellite; NASA Earth Observatory

 

Color explosion in Western Australia

Photo: NASA/USGS Landsat; Geoscience Australia

 

Lenticular cloud hovering near Mount Discovery in Antarctica

Photo: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center/flickr (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/)

 

Night lights

Photo: Robert Simmon, NASA’s Earth Observatory

Earthrise (from Moon)

Photo: NASA

 

Sand dunes (yellow streaks) that extend from Algeria into Mauritania in northwest Africa

Photo: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center/flickr (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/)

 

Blue Lagoon, New Caledonia

Photo: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center/flickr (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/)

A geological formation in the Maur Adrar Desert in Mauritania, Africa

Photo: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center/flickr (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/)

 

North and South Malosmadulu Atolls in the Maldives

Photo: Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER) onboard NASA’s Terra satellite

The confluence of the Parana and Paraguay Rivers northeast of the town of Corrientes, Argentina

Photo: NASA

 

The delta of Lena River, Russia

Photo: Landsat 7 satellite, operated by the U.S. Geological Survey and NASA

 

Coco River between Nicaragua and Honduras (simulated natural color image)

Photo: Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER) mission onboard NASA’s Terra satellite

Tidal flats and channels on Long Island, Bahamas

Photo: Expedition 26 crew member onboard the International Space Station, courtesy of NASA

 

Phytoplankton bloom off western Iceland

Photo: Aqua satellite

 

Lake Chad, Africa

Photo: Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS)

 

Blue silt off the southern coast of Louisiana as the Mississippi River flows off into the Gulf of Mexico

Photo: Enhanced Thematic Mapper instrument onboard the Landsat-7 satellite

Manam Volcano in Papua New Guinea

Photo: Advanced Land Imager (ALI) on NASA’s Earth Observing-1 (EO-1) satellite

 

Free flying

Photo: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center/flickr (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/)

 

Patagonia blooms

Photo: NASA image created by Norman Kuring, Ocean Color Web

 

Bombetoka Bay, northwestern Madagascar

Photo: NASA/GSFC/METI/ERSDAC/JAROS and the U.S./Japan ASTER Science Team

Greenish phytoplankton swirl in the dark water around Gotland, a Swedish island in the Baltic Sea

Photo: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center/flickr (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/)

 

Mississippi River

Photo: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center/flickr (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/)


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