Great seaports from space – Northern Europe


Rotterdam, Netherlands - commons.wikimedia.org

Rotterdam, Netherlands – commons.wikimedia.org

While preparing the satellite photos from the “Can you guess the city” series, I noticed how interesting the images were of great seaport cities. The harbour channels are very evident and in combination with the natural and urban geography present a quite stark contrast. So, to start this series of posts off, here are satellite images of seven great seaports of Northern Europe – Antwerp, Belgium; Copenhagen, Denmark; Gydnia, PolandLe Havre, France; Gothenburg, Sweden; Rotterdam, Netherlands (above); and St. Petersburg, Russia. Enjoy!

Source: fuzzygoon.com

Antwerp, Belgium – Source: fuzzygoon.com

Copenhagen, Denmark - Source: alebo.se

Copenhagen, Denmark – Source: alebo.se

Gydnia, Poland - Source: skyscrapercity.com

Gydnia, Poland – Source: skyscrapercity.com

Gothenburg, Sweden - Source: en.wikipedia.org

Gothenburg, Sweden – Source: en.wikipedia.org

Le Havre, France - Source: skyscrapercity.com

Le Havre, France – Source: skyscrapercity.com

St. Petersburg, Russia - Source: tours-tv.com

St. Petersburg, Russia – Source: tours-tv.com

 

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