Here are 21 satellite photos that show how different the world looks from up above.
The project was launched by Benjamin Grant and was titled the Daily Overview.
According to the website, “this term refers to the sensation astronauts have when given the opportunity to look down and view the Earth as a whole.”
The online project conveys the true beauty of systematic constructs on the ground created by humans. All of the systems we’ve grown accustomed to on our planet look magnificent from an aerial view and it’s something we don’t tend to think of on a daily basis.
It really is a fascinating time to be alive. Technology has endless amounts to be shared. All of the 21 phots are courtesy of Benjamin Grant/Google Earth/Digital Globe.
1. Arc de Triomphe – Paris, France
2. Bondi Beach – Sydney, Australia
3. Het Loo Palace – Apeldoorn, The Netherlands
4. Stelvio Pass – Italy
5. Magdeburg Water Bridge – Germany
6. Rice Terraces – Yuanyang, China
7. Dubai Interchange – United Arab Emirates
8. Mount Taranaki – North Island, New Zealand
9. Olive Tree Plantation – Córdoba, Spain
10. Golden Gate Bridge – San Francisco, USA
11. Norfolk Coal Train Depot – Virginia, USA
12. Port of Rotterdam – The Netherlands
13. Fishing Nets – Quanzhou, China
14. Durrat al Bahrain – Bahrain
15. Plasticulture / Greenhouses, Almeria, Spain
16. Burning Man – Nevada, USA
17. 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group Tucson, Arizona
18. Central Park, New York City, New York
19. Tulip Fields – Lisse, The Netherlands
20. Madrid, Spain – Spaghetti Junction
21. Turbine Interchange – Florida, USA
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