31 Incredible Satellite Photos Around The World That Will Blow You Away

From first to last, these spectacular photos will sure take your breath away. Hopefully after seeing them, we become more inspired to take care of our planet.

This gorgeous collection of satellite photos is a project called Daily Overview powered by Digital Globe. It was inspired by the Overview Effect as experienced by astronauts and cosmonauts during spaceflight.

The amazing people behind the project said:

“The mesmerizing flatness seen from this vantage point, the surprising comfort of systematic organization on a massive scale, or the vibrant colors that we capture will hopefully turn your head.”


1. Bourtange, Vlagtwedde, Netherlands

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2. Barcelona, Spain

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3. 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group Tucson, Arizona, USA

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4. Central Park, New York City, New York, USA

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5. Great Wall of China, Northern China

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6. Desert Shores Community, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

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7. New Bullards Bar Reservoir, Yuba County, California

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8. Residential Development, Killeen, Texas, USA

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9. Venice, Italy

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10. Vineyards, Huelva, Spain

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11. Plasticulture / Greenhouses, Almeria, Spain

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12. Durrat Al Bahrain, Bahrain

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13. Amazon Rainforest Deforestation, Para, Brazil

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14. Port Newark-Elizabeth Marine Terminal, Newark, New Jersey, USA

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15. Boca Raton, Florida, USA

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16. Venture Out RV Resort, Mesa, Arizona, USA

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17. Port of Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA

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18. Puente de Vallecas, Madrid, Spain

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19. Agricultural Development, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

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20. Our Lady of Almudena Cemetery, Madrid, Spain

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21. Palm Island / Hibiscus Island, Miami Beach, Florida, USA

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22. Inman Yard, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

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23. Spaghetti Junction (A-3 and M-50), Madrid, Spain

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24. Agricultural Development, Loxahatchee, Florida, USA

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25. Brøndby Haveby, Brønby Municipality, Denmark

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26. Terraced Rice Paddies, Yuanyang County, Yunnan, China

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27. Clearcutting in the El Dorado National Forest, Georgetown, California, USA

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28. Edson, Kansas, USA

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29. Central Pivot Irrigation Fields. Ha’il, Saudi Arabia

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30. Kauffman Stadium / Arrowhead Stadium, Kansas City, Missouri, USA

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31. The Palm Jumeirah, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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Watch the beautiful video below that explains the Overview Effect.

(H/T to TwistedSifter)