When planet Earth looks like art
Monday 29 November 2010
NASA has a wonderful collection of photographs of planet Earth taken by satellites circling the atmosphere.
The beguiling pictures are not of the familiar watery globe which usually represents our world.
They are instead vast landscapes, deserts, oceans and mountain ranges snapped from so far away that they resemble artistic daubings and not familiar landmarks
We've collected a few of the most interesting and beautiful images from their huge online gallery collection.
For more information and pictures visit earthasart.gsfc.nasa.gov
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