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Nor_Lipez_Bolivia

Nor Lípez, Bolivia 

Misty white dissolves into streaks of grey. Turquoise weaves through a background of tan and black. Modern art? Or a view of our planet like no other, taken from thousands of miles up.These beautiful, at times abstract, images are the work of Google Earth View, a collection of the most striking landscape photographs taken by Google Earth satellites with a little color enhancement.

 

Salt_Lake_Astrakhan_Oblast_Russia

21m below sea level, Lake Baskunchak is a Salt Lake in

Astrakhan Oblast, Russia 

 

Australian_Outback_Andamooka

An Australian Outback Town, 600km from Adelaide, Andamooka

Known for its Opal Mining 

 

Mansel_Island

Mansel Island is an Uninhabited Island in the Canadian Arctic Archipelago

and Home to a Reindeer Reserve 

 

Kiribati_Island

The Island Nation of Kiribati is Made up of 33 Atolls and

Reef Islands and one Raised Coral Island 

 

Olive_Groves_Estepa_Spain

Olive groves in Estepa, Spain 

Al-Hasa_Saudi_Arabia

Al-Hasa, Saudi Arabia has been Inhabited Since Prehistoric Times

Thanks to its Natural Oasis and Springs

 

Guerrero_Negro_Baja_California_Sur_Mexico

Guerrero Negro in the Mexican State of Baja California Sur.

Nearby is a Lagoon that Attracts Migrating Grey Whales 

 

Mauritania_Dessert_at_Boutilimit

Patterns in the Desert at Boutilimit, Mauritania 

 

New_Zealand_South_Bay_Kaikoura_Peninsula

South Bay on the Kaikoura Peninsula, New Zealand

Famed Spot for Whale Watching

 

Lake_District_Cumbria_England

Home to the Lake District, Cumbria is one of England's Most Outstanding

Areas of Natural Beauty 

 

The_Andes_Argentina

The Andes, the World's Longest Continental Mountain Range

Located in Argentina

Pico_del_Teide_Volcano_Tenerife

Pico del Teide is a volcano on Tenerife At 3,718m (12,198 ft)

it is the Highest Point in Spain 

 

Nukufetau_atoil_near_Lafanga_Islet_Tuvalu

Nukufetau Atoll Near Lafanga islet, Tuvalu 

 

Chaurikharka_Nepal

The Village of Chaurikharka, Nepal Lies Near the Town of Lukla

a Popular Stop for Visitors Heading to Everest 

 

Lake_Acraan_in_the_Gawler_Ranges_of_South_Australia

Lake Acraman is a Deep Crater in the Gawler Ranges

Located in South Australia

 

Mahajanga_Madagascar

Mahajanga is a Popular Tourist Destination in Madagascar

 

These beautiful, at times abstract, images are the work of Google Earth View, a collection of the most striking landscape photographs taken by Google Earth satellites with a little color enhancement.

 

 

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