Islands From Above

From NASA's Landsat 7 satellite, the largest of the Galapagos Islands, Isla Isabela, and its nearest neighbors

Earlier this month, Wired Magazine posted an absolutely phenomenal slideshow of nearly a dozen islands as viewed from near-Earth orbit: Out of the Blue: Islands Seen from Space. From presently uninhabited Millennium Island in Kiribati to the Hawaiian Island chain, the images are stunning.

Atafu Atoll, Tokelau, as viewed from the International Space Station

Published in: on November 16, 2009 at 5:31 pm  Leave a Comment  

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