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Earth As Art Image Gallery

Topics: Satellite imagery, posters, images, earth as art

Length: One class period

Type of Resource Being Described: Images


Earth as Art comprises stunning images captured by Landsat satellites. Landsat satellites acquire detailed views of the Earth’s surface that scientists use to determine how our planet’s landscapes are changing over time. In addition to their scientific value, however, many Landsat images are simply lovely to look at. View the collection of these beautiful earth images.


View some of earth's more scenic places as seen through the viewpoint of a satellite.


Use this USGS website to look at images of the Earth captured by satellites.