Dunes/ Desert of Australia

Great Sandy Desert, Australia: Ancient rivers and linear dunes decorate the arid landscape.

Reno in Nevada/28th Jan

Wired Magazine lists Reno as one of "The Most Amazing Images NASA Took of Earth From Space"


The frozen tundra: Alaska is almost always mostly, or at least partially, covered with clouds, but this rare, cloudless moment was captured June 17 by NASA's Terra satellite

Torres del Paine

Grinding glaciers and granite peaks mingle in Chile’s Torres del Paine National Park.

Deforestatiosn of Amazon

Disappointing: The Landsat 8 satellite, launched by NASA and operated by the USGS, spotted new deforestation (brown rectangles center right).

The beautiful bay Prinsess Charlotte in Australia

This image of Princess Charlotte Bay in Australia was captured April 20 by the NASA/USGS satellite Landsat 8

Lake Michigan

Great lake: A cluster of small images in the far northern reaches of Lake Michigan in a photo captured May 24 by the NASA/USGS Landsat 8 sat.

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NASA's Terra satellite captured this natural-color image of cloud vortices (von Kármán vortices) behind Isla Socorro, a volcanic island located in the Pacific Ocean.

volcano Pavlof/18th of May

Pavlof Volcano From International Space Station Station. Situated in the Aleutian Arc about 625 miles kilometers) southwest of Anchorage, Pavlof began erupting on May The volcano jetted lava into the air and spewed an ash cloud feet meters) high.


It was one cloudy California day on April as seen in this out-of-the-world photo! See more amazing images of earth from space in 2013 w/ WIRED Science.

Volcano Sakurajima in Japan

Sakurajima Volcano, Kyushu, Japan : Image of the Day : NASA Earth Observatory (jan

hurricane in Philippines

Terrifying beauty: Supertyphoon Haiyan the day before it made landfall in the Philippines. The coast of the Philippines can be seen outlined on the far left of the image. Captured Nov 7 by NASA's Aqua satellite