Satellite Image of Yosemite National Park’s El Capitan

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IKONOS (0.8m) Satellite Image of Yosemite National Park’s El Capitan Click on image to view in full resolution. Copyright © DigitalGlobe and Courtesy of Satellite Imaging Corporation. All rights reserved. Designated a World Heritage Site in 1984, Yosemite is internationally … Continue reading

Satellite Image of Venice Italy

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IKONOS (0.8m) Satellite Image of Venice Italy – “City of Water” Click image to view in high resolution. Copyright © DigitalGlobe. Courtesy of Satellite Imaging Corporation. All rights reserved. Venice is a city in northeastern Italy sited on a group … Continue reading

Satellite Images of the Seven Wonders of the World – New7Wonders

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In 2001 an initiative was started by the Swiss corporation New7Wonders Foundation to choose the Seven Wonders of the World (New7Wonders) from a selection of 200 existing monuments. Twenty-one finalists were announced January 1, 2006.  The following images are made … Continue reading

Satellite Images of the Largest Deserts in the World

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GeoEye-1 (0.5M) Satellite Image of Sahara Desert – 9,100,000+ KM Click image to view in high resolution. Image credit: DigitalGlobe and Courtesy of Satellite Imaging Corporation. All rights reserved. ASTER (15M)  Satellite Image of the Arabian Desert – 2,330,000 KM Click … Continue reading

Satellite Image of World Trade Center Towers Memorial

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IKONOS (1m) Satellite Image of the World Trade Center Towers 911 Memorial Manhattan, New York – August 26, 2011 Click images to view in high resolution. Image Copyright © DigitalGlobe and Courtesy of Satellite Imaging Corporation. All rights reserved.) About the Memorial … 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 Images of Crop Art and Corn Mazes

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Quickbird (0.6m)  Satellite Image of Fritzler Corn Maze “We Salute You” Colorado Click image to view in high resolution. (Copyright © DigitalGlobe and Courtesy of Satellite Imaging Corporation. All Rights Reserved)   IKONOS (0.8m) Satellite Image of Crop Art “Thank You For … Continue reading

Satellite Images for Forest Management

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IKONOS (0.8m) Satellite Image Deforestation in Virunga National Parks – Rwanda and the Congo (DRC) - 2007 Click on image to view in High Resolution (Image Credit: DigitalGlobe and Satellite Imaging Corporation) Satellite images in forest management can aid in determining the effects … Continue reading

Satellite Image of Gobi Desert White Lines

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IKONOS (1m) Satellite Image of Gobi Desert White Lines, China Click on image to view in high resolution. (Copyright © DigitalGlobe and Courtesy of Satellite Imaging Corporation) This one-meter resolution satellite image shows uniform white lines in the Gobi Desert White … Continue reading

Satellite Image of Bear Glacier Alaska

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IKONOS (1m) Satellite Image of Bear Glacier, Alaska Click on image to view in High Resolution (Image Credit: DigitalGlobe and Courtesy of Satellite Imaging Corporation) Earth-orbiting satellites and other technological advances have enabled scientists to see the big picture, collecting many different types of information about our … Continue reading