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



Source: eros.usgs.gov

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