Stunning satellite images of the Earth

Not many of us have the opportunity to go into space, but modern technology allows everyone to enjoy the beauty of our planet are literally without leaving the office chair. The photos that you will find in this collection were taken by three satellites in Earth orbit: LandSat 7, ASTER and MODIS. I wish you pleasant viewing! A collection of pictures "Earth as Art" gives a global view of our world. Sophisticated details add up to the planet's surface intricate pattern of contrasting colors. They show us that at the macro level, the world around us is as beautiful as when closer examination.
Edrengiyn Nuru, August 1, 1999

Malaspina Glacier, August 1, 2000

Whirlpool in the air, May 1, 2001

Syrian desert, January 1, 1999

Rugged terrain, April 28, 2001

Winding Mississippi, May 28, 2003

The Rockies, February 1, 2004

Kamchatka, February 17, 2002

Himalayas January 1, 1999

River Demin, January 1, 1999

Dasht-e Kavir desert, October 1, 2000

Deforestation in Bolivia, August 1, 2000

Bogda Mountains, September 1, 1999

Andes, October 28, 2001

Clouds over the Aleutian Islands, June 1, 2000



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