Amazing photos of the Earth's surface from NASA

Amazing photos of the Earth's surface from NASA

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The American Space Agency has released a book with photos of the Earth taken from satellites. The 158-page edition of "Earth as Art" will be available both in regular and electronic form, including as an iPad application. The iPad version allows you to enlarge photos, and also provides access to additional information about the objects depicted and the satellites that took the pictures.

NASA's selection includes 75 stunning images of the snow-capped mountain peaks of the Himalayas, the Mississippi River Delta, the Colored Desert in Arizona, the desert dunes of the Sahara in Algeria and the Byrd Glacier in Antarctica.

A large salt marsh in Iran. © NASA

Amazing photos of the Earth's surface from NASA

The Belcher Archipelago in the eastern part of Hudson Bay. © NASA

Amazing photos of the Earth's surface from NASA

The Richat structure is a geological formation located in the Moorish part of the Sahara Desert. © NASA

Amazing photos of the Earth's surface from NASA

Namib is a coastal desert in southwest Africa. © NASA

Amazing photos of the Earth's surface from NASA

The Edrengin-Nuru Highlands in southwestern Mongolia. © NASA

Amazing photos of the Earth's surface from NASA

The Sierra de Velasco range in Argentina. © NASA

Amazing photos of the Earth's surface from NASA

The Mississippi Delta in the USA. © NASA

Amazing photos of the Earth's surface from NASA

The Vatnajokull Glacier is the largest in the Skaftafetl National Park in Iceland. © NASA

Amazing photos of the Earth's surface from NASA

The Main River in Chukotka, the right and one of the main tributaries of the Anadyr River, Russia. © NASA

Amazing photos of the Earth's surface from NASA

The Lena River Delta in Russia. © NASA

Amazing photos of the Earth's surface from NASA

Kun-Lun, one of the largest mountain systems in Asia. © NASA

Amazing photos of the Earth's surface from NASA

The extinct volcano Elgon on the East African plateau. © NASA

Keywords: NASA | Book | Planet Earth | Satellite

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