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October 28, 2016

9 Satellite Images That Will Take Your Breath Away

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Durrat Al Bahrain, Bahrain

Travel is one word that makes us happy and our eyes shine. But the sad part is traveling can be a little expensive. There are few places that you can visit without burning a hole in your pocket. The alternate route is to travel through Google Street View or you could also travel via satellite images. These breathtaking satellite images will give you some serious travel goals.

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#1 Bourtange, Netherlands

The below satellite view is of a star fort located in Bourtange Village. The village was built during the Eighty Years War/Dutch Revolt and was restored again in 1960. The Bourtange fort is now a museum.


#2 Barcelona, Spain

There are times when we are stuck in traffic and curse the city planners and road department. The below satellite view is of a district in Barcelona. It looks like a maze from above. Don’t you think?

Barcelona, Spain

#3 Desert Shore Community, Las Vegas, USA

This area has around 3351 units and 4 manmade lakes, from up above it look like a painting, to be honest.

Desert Shore Community, Las Vegas, USA

#4 New Bullards Bar Reservoir, Yuba Country, California

From high above those boats probably reminds you of battleship video games.

New Bullards Bar Reservoir, Yuba Country, California

#5 Venice, Italy

One of the most beautiful cities on the planet of earth, Venice is a picturesque city which is situated upon 118 islands, separated by canals and linked by bridges. From a birds view, this city does not look real at all.

Venice, Italy

#6 Durrat Al Bahrain, Bahrain

Before you start wondering the below satellite image has something to do with astronomy, let me tell you these are man-made islands. The government constructed this islands for beautification purpose.

 Durrat Al Bahrain, Bahrain

#7 Puente de Vallecas, Madrid, Spain

Doesn’t this remind of the toy houses you had in Lego? These are colorful apartments in Spain which often contain a communal swimming pool.

Puente de Vallecas

#8 Palm Island/ Hibiscus Island, Florida, USA

These are two man-made islands made for the purpose of residence, located in Miami Beach.

palm island

#9 Recession of the Dead Sea, Neve Zohar, Israel

The water level of the Dead Sea has been dropping at the rate of 3 feet per year due to the constant extraction of raw materials which has also caused a drop in ground water.

dead sea

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