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25 Satellite Photos That Will Change How You See Our World

Daily Overview is a new project that was inspired by the Overview Effect. Each day they provide a new satellite image of our planet in an attempt to, “fully appreciate the beauty and intricacy of the things we’ve constructed, the sheer complexity of the systems we’ve developed, or the devastating impact that we’ve had on our planet.”

 

#1 Bourtange, Vlagtwedde, Netherlands

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53.0066°N 7.1920°E. Bourtange is a village with a population of 430 in the municipality of Vlagtwedde in the Netherlands. The star fort was built in 1593 during the Eighty Years’ War when William I of Orange wanted to control the only road between Germany and the city of Groningen. Bourtange was restored to its mid-18th-century state in 1960 and is currently used as an open-air museum.

 

#2 Central Park, New York City, New York, USA

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40°46’56”N; 73°57’55”W. Central Park in New York City spans 843 acres. That’s 6% of the island of Manhattan.

 

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

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32.170890°N 110.855184°W

 

4. Venice, Italy

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45°26′15″N 12°20′9″E

 

5. Boca Raton, Florida, USA

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26°22′7″N 80°6′0″W

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