This short focal-length astronaut photograph shows the entire Okavango “delta,” a swampland known in southern Africa as the “Jewel of the Kalahari Desert.” This enormous,
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The largest fire in the history of the state of Arizona continues to burn and emergency managers and responders are using satellite data from a
In the Petrified Forest National Park of Arizona, while stopped at the car park for the Crystal Forest Trailhead, I spotted this imposing lump of
Architects Zechner & Zechner have won the Reisseck railway contest to construct an eco-friendly terminal high atop a mountain in Austria. The terminal will also
The image shows the extraordinary landscape of the Tanezrouft Basin, one of the most desolate parts of the Sahara desert, in south-central Algeria. The region
Kansas Gardencity Agriculture is one of the oldest and most pervasive human impacts on the planet. Estimates of the land surface affected worldwide
The islands of the Bahamas are situated on large depositional platforms—the Great and Little Bahama Banks—composed mainly of carbonate sediments ringed by reefs.
The small heart-shaped island of Galešnjak is featured in this image acquired by ALOS – Japan’s four-tonne Earth observation satellite. The 500 m-wide island is
These images, taken by the Landsat-5 satellite on April 9, 2011, illustrate the challenges facing firefighters combating two large wildfires in northern Mexico’s Coahuila state.
In southwestern Jordan lies an unusual landscape. Mountains of granite and sandstone rise next to valleys filled with red sand. Some of the mountains reach