These 21 Incredible Satellite Photos Will Give You A Fresh Perspective Of Earth

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
48.8738°N 2.2950°E
2. Bondi Beach – Sydney, Australia
33°53′28″S 151°16′40″E
3. Het Loo Palace – Apeldoorn, The Netherlands
52.234167°N 5.945833°E
4. Stelvio Pass – Italy
46°31′43″N 10°27′10″E
5. Magdeburg Water Bridge – Germany
52°13′51″N 11°42′05″E
6. Rice Terraces – Yuanyang, China
23°09′32″N 102°44′41″E
7. Dubai Interchange – United Arab Emirates
25.055363303°, 55.248780015°
8. Mount Taranaki – North Island, New Zealand
39°17′47″S 174°03′53″E
9. Olive Tree Plantation – Córdoba, Spain
37.263212022°, -4.552271206°
10. Golden Gate Bridge – San Francisco, USA
37°49′11″N 122°28′43″W
11. Norfolk Coal Train Depot – Virginia, USA
36.875248962°, -76.320259862°
12. Port of Rotterdam – The Netherlands
51.8850°N 4.2867°E
13. Fishing Nets – Quanzhou, China
24.61815, 118.504629
14. Durrat al Bahrain – Bahrain
25°50′17″N 50°36′18″E
15. Plasticulture / Greenhouses, Almeria, Spain
36.78234°N 2.74315°W
16. Burning Man – Nevada, USA
40°47′13″N 119°12′16″W
17. 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group Tucson, Arizona
32.170890°N 110.855184°W
18. Central Park, New York City, New York
40°46’56”N; 73°57’55”W
19. Tulip Fields – Lisse, The Netherlands
52.273961460°, 4.554789725°
20. Madrid, Spain – Spaghetti Junction
40.360051, -3.564548
21. Turbine Interchange – Florida, USA
30.253047949°, -81.516204357°

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