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La Tierra desde el Espacio

Published 1:24 PM ET, Thu January 23, 2014
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A new book of photographs, "Earth From Space," contains more than 150 high-resolution images shot from orbiting satellites. Seen from the perspective of hundreds of miles, many of Earth's features resemble abstract art. This image is of the Mauna Loa volcano on the big island of Hawaii. CNES 1990/DISTRIBUTION ASTRIUM SERVICES/SPOT IMAGe
This is the Australian Aurora, a natural light display of the Southern Hemisphere, as seen from the International Space Station. NASA
Mont Saint Michel Bay, France. CNES 2012/DISTRIBUTION ASTRIUM SERVICES/SPOT IMAGE
Yilong County, Sichuan province, China. CNES 2002/DISTRIBUTION ASTRIUM SERVICES/SPOT IMAGE
Beni River, Bolivia. CNES 2007/DISTRIBUTION ASTRIUM SERVICES/SPOT IMAGE
Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, 2010. CNES 2010/DISTRIBUTION ASTRIUM SERVICES/SPOT IMAGE
Shanghai, China, and its suburbs. NASA
Bay of Hong Kong, China. CNES 2002/DISTRIBUTION ASTRIUM SERVICES/SPOT IMAGE
Tucson, Arizona. All rights reserved
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. CNES 2004--2010/DISTRIBUTION ASTRIUM SERVICES/SPOT IMAGE
Geba River, Guinea-Bissau. CNES 2002/DISTRIBUTION ASTRIUM SERVICES/SPOT IMAGE
River deltas in Siberia, Russia. NASA/GSFC/USGS EROS DATA CENTER