Satellite Image of Wadi Rum “Valley of the Moon”

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Pleiades-1A (0.5m) Satellite Image of Wadi Rum “The Valley of the Moon” – Jordan Click to view in high resolution. Copyright © ASTRIUM and Courtesy of Satellite Imaging Corporation. All Rights reserved. Wadi Rum “The Valley of the Moon” is … Continue reading

Satellite Image of Nazca Lines in Peru

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Pleiades-1B (0.5m) Satellite Image Nazca Lines in Peru Click image to view in high resolution. Copyright © ASTRIUM and Courtesy of Satellite Imaging Corporation. All rights reserved. The Nazca Lines are a series of ancient geoglyphs located in the Nazca … Continue reading

Satellite Image Ngorongoro Crater in Tanzania

Ngorongoro Crater in Tanzania

SPOT-6 (1.5m) Satellite Image of Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania, Africa Click image to view in high resolution. Copyright © ASTRIUM and Courtesy of Satellite Imaging Corporation. All rights reserved. The Ngorongoro Conservation Area covers 8,292 square kilometers. It is one of the … Continue reading

Satellite Image of the Great Barrier Reef in Australia

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Worldview-2 (0.5m) Satellite Image of the Great Barrier Reef in Australia Click image to view in high resolution. Copyright © DigitalGlobe and Courtesy of Satellite Imaging Corporation. All rights reserved. Great Barrier Reef is the world’s largest coral reef system … Continue reading

Satellite Images of Impact Craters and Structures

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Satellite Image of Vredefort Crater, South Africa Largest Impact Crater Found Around the World 300 km and 2.023 Billion Years Coordinates – 27°0′S 27°30′E Vredefort crater is the largest verified impact crater on Earth, more than 300 km across. It … Continue reading

Satellite Image of Nikumaroro Island – Amelia Earhart’s Final Destination?

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IKONOS (1m) Satellite Image of Nikumaroro Island (Gardner Island) in the Republic of Kiribati (Copyright © DigitalGlobe and Courtesy of Satellite Imaging Corporation. All Rights Reserved.) New evidence reported by The International Group for Historic Aircraft Recovery (TIGHAR), a non-profit foundation promoting … Continue reading

Satellite Image in Mount Ararat 3D Movie

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ASTER (15m) Satellite Image of Mountains of Ararat, Turkey in 3D Movie (Image Credit: NASA/Japanese Space Team) Mount Ararat (16,940 feet, 5165 m) the largest volcano in Turkey. Ararat consists of two volcanic peaks: Big Ararat (5137 m) and Little … Continue reading

Satellite Image of Canadian Rocky Mountain Trench

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Landsat (15m) Satellite Image of the Canadian Rockies, Rocky Mountain Trench Click image to view in full resolution Image credit: NASA/USGS and Courtesy of Satellite Imaging Corporation What appears to be a stroke of thick red paint is actually a remarkable interplay … Continue reading

Satellite Images of Ancient Sites and Civilizations

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Satellite images have become increasingly important tools for archaeologists, as these systems link information to precisely calibrated physical locations, and integrate information drawn from multiple sources. The usefulness of satellite images for identifying and analyzing ancient sites and civilizations was … Continue reading

Satellite Image of Rakaia River in New Zealand

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WorldView-2 (0.5m) Satellite Image of Rakaia River, New Zealand  Click to view image in high resolution (Image Copyright DigitalGlobe and Courtesy of Satellite Imaging Corporation) The Rakaia River is in the Canterbury Plains in New Zealand’s South Island. The Rakaia River is … Continue reading