Great seaports from space – Northern Europe

Rotterdam, Netherlands -

Rotterdam, Netherlands –

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!


Antwerp, Belgium – Source:

Copenhagen, Denmark - Source:

Copenhagen, Denmark – Source:

Gydnia, Poland - Source:

Gydnia, Poland – Source:

Gothenburg, Sweden - Source:

Gothenburg, Sweden – Source:

Le Havre, France - Source:

Le Havre, France – Source:

St. Petersburg, Russia - Source:

St. Petersburg, Russia – Source:


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