Tag Archives: satellite images

Spectacular images of Arctic/Boreal river deltas


Above and below are several amazing satellite images of Arctic and Boreal river deltas. Most of these reflect the classic fan-tail shape and even resemble trees (or tree roots) from space, with their main channel as the trunk and meandering … Continue reading

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Volcanic Earth eye-candy


Here’s a marvelous satellite photograph of the awakening volcano on Cape Verde’s Fogo Island from last month. Kudos to NASA for the great pic!

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Great seaports from space – East Asia


Some of the best seaport images yet, come from East Asia. Enjoy!

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Great seaports from space – Africa


Some of the most spectacular images yet come from the great seaports of Africa. In particular, the marvelous black and white satellite shot of Dakar, Senegal resembles the angry mouth of a sea monster ready to devour its prey. Along … Continue reading

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Great seaports from space – Northern Europe


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 … Continue reading

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Can you guess city #40?


Congratulations to Rye for correctly identifying City #38 and to Motorvilleboy for correctly identifying City #39. Here’s a spectacular night-time satellite image of City #40 for your consideration. Enjoy!  

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Can you guess the city, #36?


Below is a very impressive satellite image of City #36. Congratulations to Allen for being the first to correctly identify City #35.

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Can you guess the city, #34?


Below is an image of City #34. Congratulations to Sagar and kidfay for identifying City #33 at nearly the exact same time.

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Can you guess the city, #33?


Congratulations to Motorvilleboy for being the first to correctly identify City #32. Below is City #33, for which the number 33 is quite important one Sunday per year. Yes folks, that was a hint.

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Can you guess the city, #32?


Congratulations to Josh be being the first to correctly identify City #31. Below is the image for City # 32. The rectangular island at the bottom of the photo might give this one away, but I thought it was a … Continue reading

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