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Republic of Minerva Coral Reefs (photo)

Коралловые Рифы Республики Минерва

Republic of Minerva North Reef Republic of Minerva South Reef The Republic of Minerva is an unrecognized micro-state, proclaimed on the coral reefs of Minerva south of the Fiji Islands on January 19, 1972. The founder of the republic was the American millionaire of Lithuanian origin Michael Oliver. As he assumed, the new state would […]

Cities of the World — Night Madrid (photo)

Города мира - ночной Мадрид

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Earth Paints – Laguna Colorada is a mineral Lake. Bolivia (photo)

Краски Земли - Минеральное озеро Лагуна-Колорада. Боливия

Laguna Colorada is a mineral lake located in the Eduardo Avaroa National Reserve in the southwestern part of Bolivia near the border with Chile. The red-brown color of the water is due to sedimentary rocks, as well as the pigmentation of some algae growing there. Borax islands can also be found in the lake. The […]

Winter. Over Patagonia (photo)

Над зимней Патагонией

Flying over the Mediterranean Sea (video)

Пролетая над Средиземным Морем

Flying over the Mediterranean Sea

Winter Baikal (photo)

Зимний Байкал

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Over California, USA (video)

Пролетаем над Калифорнией

Las Salinas del Bebedero, Argentina (photo)

Солончак Лас-Салинас-дель-Бебедеро, Аргентина

Las Salinas del Bebedero is a salt marsh located in the Lagunas de Guanacache marshes (marshland in western Argentina in the San Juan provinces), stretching for almost 200 km on the lands of the three western provinces of Argentina. Salinas del Bebedero is located 42 km southwest of San Luis and 15 km south of […]

Bahamas (photo)

Багамские острова

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Hawaiian Islands (photo)

Hawaiian Islands

E komo mai (e komo mai) – translated from colloquial Hawaiian means “Welcome”! As you might have guessed, the photographs show the Hawaiian Islands – an archipelago of volcanic origin from islands and atolls located in the North Pacific Ocean. The islands got their name from the largest island – Hawaii, and it in turn […]

Fujiyama (Fuji) (photo)

Fujiyama (Fuji) is an active stratovolcano on the Japanese island of Honshu, 90 kilometers southwest of Tokyo. A stratovolcano or layered volcano is a type of volcano that has a conical shape and is composed of many solidified layers of lava, tephra and volcanic ash. It is characterized by a tall, steep shape and periodic […]

Brazil (photo)

Vitória & Vila Velha (Brazil) Vila Velha (Brazil) Doce River delta Download big pictures:

Fly over New Zealand (video)

Пролетаем над Новой Зеландией

Fly over New Zealand

Coral Islands in the Indian Ocean (photo)

Mayotte Island. Comoros Gloriez Islands

Sunrise on the ISS (video)

Рассвет на МКС

One of 16 Sunrises per Day on the ISS.

Cities in Russia — Moscow, the Capital of our Country at Night (photo)

Москва — столица нашей страны, снятая в ночное время

Moscow is easily recognizable from a photo taken on board the ISS, since it has a radial-beam layout of the city. The city consists of several streets and rings running from the center (3 transport – MKAD, Sadovoe, 3rd transport, as well as the Boulevard Ring). The Moscow metro is built on the same principle […]

Observation of the Earth from Cupola (video)

Наблюдение Земли с МКС из Cupola

Western China and Lake Kukunor (Qinghai) (photo)

Западная провинция Китая и озеро «Кукунор» (провинция Цинхай)

Kukunor is the second largest inland mountain salt lake in Central Asia after Lake Issyk-Kul. It is mountainous and is located at an altitude of 3205 m. Chinese – Qinghai, Mongolian – Khukh-Nur and Tibetan – Tso Ngongpo names mean “blue-green (turquoise) sea (lake)”.One of the first Europeans to explore the lake was the Russian […]

Diego Garcia is the largest Atoll Island of the Chagos Archipelago in the Indian Ocean (photo)

Атолл Диего-Гарсия — крупнейший остров-атолл архипелага Чагос

Diego Garcia is the largest atoll island of the Chagos archipelago in the Indian Ocean, located 1600 km south of Hindustan and 1200 km south of the Maldives. The lagoon, with an area of ​​about 27 km², is surrounded by a narrow strip of surface coral reefs. Diego Garcia has a length of about 60 […]

The Light of the Night Cities of the Earth (photo)

Свет ночных городов Земли

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One of the most beautiful places on planet Earth – Altai (photo)

Алтай - Одно из самых красивых мест на планете Земля

Let’s get to know some of the sights of Altai: Mount Belukha is the main among all the natural attractions of the Altai Mountains. This is the highest peak in Altai – 4509 m above sea level. Located on the Katunsky ridge. Katun is the main river in Altai. The source of the river is […]

Volcanoes of Kamchatka and Aleutian Islands (video)

Вулканы Камчатки и Алеутских островов

Desert Landscapes Saudi Arabia (photo)

Пустынные пейзажи Саудовской Аравии

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Mexico (photo)

Города мира - Мексика

Welcome to Mexico, the largest Hispanic country in the world! Ciudad Juarez Dell City Interesting facts about this country that you probably did not know: The first people appeared on the territory of modern Mexico at least by the XX millennium BC. In ancient times, Mexico was inhabited by many powerful tribes, the most famous […]

Cities of the World — Dubai (photo)

Города Мира — Дубай

The Palm Jumeirah is an artificial archipelago in Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates, created using land reclamation by Nakheel which extends into the Persian Gulf. Download big picture:

Canary Islands (photo)

Канарские острова

Tenerife Is the largest island of the eight Canary Islands (Spain). Tenerife is known internationally for its warm and pleasant climate, as the “Island of Eternal Spring”. The island, which lies at the same latitude as central Florida, enjoys a warm tropical climate with an average of 18–24 °C (64–75 °F) in the winter and […]

Fly over Canada! (фото)

Пролетаем Канаду!

Canada ranks second in the world in area – 9 984 670 km², after Russia (17 125 191 km²). This country was founded by the French explorer Jacques Cartier in 1534. Being the second largest country in the world – with the longest coastline in the world – Canada is known for road travel. This […]

Amur is a River in the Far East in East Asia (photo)

Амур — река на Дальнем Востоке в Восточной Азии

Cupid flows through the territory of Russia and the border of Russia with China. Amur is distinguished by a diversity of ichthyofauna. ~ 111-140 species and subspecies of fish belonging to the five faunal ichthyocomplexes live here and only 36 of them are of commercial importance. Along with typical species, representatives of the “Chinese” and […]

Earth Paints – Australia (photo)

Краски Земли — Австралия

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Iranian Desert (photo)

Иранские пустыни

In the photographs the desert of Iran. Deshte Kevir is a salt marsh desert. Its total area is about 55,000 km2. On the territory of Dasht-e Kaviris the Iranian cosmodrome – Semnan. Deshte Lut – sand and salt marshes desert. A shallow lake forms in the low part of the salt marsh basin of the […]