A fog-free San Francisco looks like a model city that is straight out from a lifestyle magazine when you see this photograph taken from space. You will have the NASA Earth Observatory to thank for this view.
This image of the Arlit Uranium Mine appears like a blend of neon colors that are intrinsically woven to form a mosaic painting. This is how it looks from space. The French nuclear power generation and nuclear weapon programs are dependent on this mine.
Image Credits: Earth Observations Laboratory, Johnson Space Center
Bombetoka Bay, Madgascar
This image was captured by the NASA satellite in 2002. It is an image of the Bombetoka Bay, on the northwestern coast of Madagascar. The image captures the essence of the region; its mangrove forest, and its jewel-themed exterior.
The vast Colorado River in Utah appears like a scenic mural from the space. This expansive river runs through western Colorado, New Mexico, southwestern Wyoming, eastern and southern Utah, southeastern Nevada, California, and all of Arizona.
Doha, the capital of the peninsular Arabian Gulf country Qatar, is the most populous yet most flamboyant places in the world. The city of Doha looks like a well-drawn circle from space and all the parts of the city appear to be structured with precision.
The Great Barrier Reef in Australia looks ethereal from space. The vivid and vibrant colors of the reef can be easily spotted from this great distance, and the largest reef system on Earth doesn’t fail to amaze you.
The Lake Natron in Tanzania is the world’s most caustic waterbody according to NASA. The lake appears to be a vibrant shade of orange and resembles a galaxy of sorts. This is a satellite image taken in the year 2005.
This photograph of the Mount Vesuvius from space justifies the legends surrounding this mighty mountain. In fact, Mount Vesuvius is the only volcano on the European mainland that has erupted in the last 100 years.
The image of Shiyun Park, Xi’an captured from the space gives you the perfect gist of what you’ll find in the city. In addition to natural surroundings, the place gives out mixed vibes of traditions and modernity.
This picture was taken by an astronaut in 2002. The vivid orange scars on the desert were created due to the recent fire in the Simpson Desert of Central Australia and give the impression of a painted desert.
This picture was collected on February 13, 2013, and captures the space view of the Green Tide near the city of Sur, Eastern Coast, Oman. The green tides appear like green spirals that look like an entry to the other dimension.
This photograph was taken by an astronaut in 2003. The City of Sao Paulo, Brazil is the home to 17 million people, and it stands out like a beacon in the night. The varied colors are owing to the different types of streetlights.