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17 Breathtaking Satellite Photos That Will Change How You See Our World

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6. Venice, Italy - 17 Breathtaking Satellite Photos That Will Change How You See Our World

Daily Overview is a fantastic new project that shares one satellite photo from Digital Globe each day. They’re goal is try to change the way we see Earth by providing amazing views of the world in which we live in.

It’s no doubt that they provide some stunning photos that give viewers an alternate way to look at the world.

1. Bourtange, Vlagtwedde, Netherlands
This small village has a population of 430 people and lies in the region of Westerwolde.
1. Bourtange, Vlagtwedde, Netherlands - 17 Breathtaking Satellite Photos That Will Change How You See Our World

2. Barcelona, Spain
Barcelona is the capital city of Catalonia, the country’s 2nd largest city, and the largest metropolis in the Mediterranean Sea. It’s rich with cultural history and amazing architecture.
2. Barcelona, Spain - 17 Breathtaking Satellite Photos That Will Change How You See Our World

3. 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group
Often called the boneyard, this site acts as an aircraft and missile storage and maintenance facility for the US Air Force.

It’s the largest aircraft storage and preservation facility in the world.
3. 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group - 17 Breathtaking Satellite Photos That Will Change How You See Our World

4. Central Park, New York City, New York, USA
Central Park is an urban park in New York City that spans 843 acres.
4. Central Park, New York City, New York, USA - 17 Breathtaking Satellite Photos That Will Change How You See Our World

5. New Bullards Bar Reservoir, Yuba County, California, USA
This large reservoir in northeastern Yuba County provides water to two hydroelectric plants.
5.  New Bullards Bar Reservoir, Yuba County, California, USA - 17 Breathtaking Satellite Photos That Will Change How You See Our World

6. Venice, Italy
Venice is a city in northeastern Italy that’s situated on a group of 118 small islands that are separated by canals and linked by bridges.
6. Venice, Italy - 17 Breathtaking Satellite Photos That Will Change How You See Our World

7. Vineyards, Huelva, Spain
The climate in Huelva is ideal for grape growing, with mild temperatures in winter and spring and long hot summers.

It’s no surprise that several grape varieties are grown in the area.
7. Vineyards, Huelva, Spain - 17 Breathtaking Satellite Photos That Will Change How You See Our World

8. Durrat Al Bahrain, Bahrain
Durrat A Bahrain is the 2nd largest artificial island in Bahrain. When the project is completed, it will consist of 15 islands.
8. Durrat Al Bahrain, Bahrain - 17 Breathtaking Satellite Photos That Will Change How You See Our World

9. Amazon Rainforest Deforestation, Para, Brazil
In this photo of Para, a state in northern Brazil, it’s easy to see the effects of deforestation.
9. Amazon Rainforest Deforestation, Para, Brazil - 17 Breathtaking Satellite Photos That Will Change How You See Our World

10. Boca Raton, Florida, USA
Boca Raton lies on the shores of Palm Beach County in Florida. It has a small town charm and features Mediterranean Revival architecture.
10. Boca Raton, Florida, USA - 17 Breathtaking Satellite Photos That Will Change How You See Our World

11. Agricultural Development, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Addis Ababa is the capital and largest city of Ethiopia.
11. Agricultural Development, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - 17 Breathtaking Satellite Photos That Will Change How You See Our World

12. Palm Island/Hibiscus Island, Miami Beach, Florida, USA
These 2 residential neighborhoods in South Beach are man-made islands situated in the Biscayne Bay.
12.  Palm Island/Hibiscus Island, Miami Beach, Florida, USA - 17 Breathtaking Satellite Photos That Will Change How You See Our World

13. Spaghetti Junction (A-3 and M-50), Madrid, Spain
Where the A-3 and M-50 highways come together are interwoven crossroads, giving the spot its popular name, Spaghetti Junction.
13. Spaghetti Junction (A-3 and M-50), Madrid, Spain - 17 Breathtaking Satellite Photos That Will Change How You See Our World

14. Brondby Haveby, Brondby Municipality, Denmark
Also called Brondby Garden City, this community is located just outside of Copenhagen, Denmark. Houses with large front yards are centered around cul-de-sacs.
14. Brondby Haveby, Brondby Municipality, Denmark - 17 Breathtaking Satellite Photos That Will Change How You See Our World

15. Terraced Rice Paddies, Yuanyang County, Yunnan, China
The Yunnan province in China is known for its rice-paddy terracing. The mountains have been cultivated for the crop for at least the past 1,300 years by Hani people.
15. Terraced Rice Paddies, Yuanyang County, Yunnan, China - 17 Breathtaking Satellite Photos That Will Change How You See Our World

16. Edson, Kansas, USA
Edson is an unincorporated community that’s located in Sherman County in Kansas.
16. Edson, Kansas, USA - 17 Breathtaking Satellite Photos That Will Change How You See Our World

17. Central Pivot Irrigation Fields, Ha’il, Saudi Arabia
In Ha’il, circular patterns occur as the crops are watered by overhead sprinklers that are mounted to motor-driven, rotating towers.
17. Central Pivot Irrigation Fields, Ha’il, Saudi Arabia - 17 Breathtaking Satellite Photos That Will Change How You See Our World

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