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Earth’s Rich Textures, Seen by Satellite
31 August 2018
From the soaring peaks of the Himalayas to Baltic algae blooms, Earth-observing satellites showcase the breathtaking and seemingly tactile beauty of our planet.
Have you ever been up in an airplane and looked out the window as you were flying across a mountain range or along a coastline or at night above a major city? Those sights can bestow a feeling of wonder and enchantment at the beauty of the world we live in and a sense of awe at how small we are in comparison.
Source: EOS - Earth & Space Science News
Image credit: Modified Copernicus Sentinel data (2017); processed by ESA, CC BY-SA 3.0 IGO - Rough-textured mountains as seen by satellite.