Akpatok Island lies in Ungava Bay in northern Quebec, Canada. Accessible only by air, Akpatok Island rises out of the water as sheer cliffs that soar 500 to 800 feet to above the sea surface. The island is an important sanctuary for cliff-
The carbonate sand dunes in Tarpum Bay, Bahamas look like beautiful blue satin in shallow waters. The erosion of limestone coral reefs supply the sand that is then carved into the soft patterns by the ocean current.
Musandam Peninsula, Oman – The peninsula’s distinctive fjord-like physiography is due to submergence of the land as the Arabian Plate slowly pushes under the Eurasian Plate. The peninsula forms the southern part of the Strait of Hormuz. The Persian Gulf is to the west, Iran is across the strait, and the Gulf of Oman is to the east-southeast. Photo: Boyd, John, Source: "Earth As Art," Published By NASA
GREAT SALT DESERT, IRAN - Like poster paints run wild, this image reveals a montage of landscapes in Irans largest desert, the Dasht-e Kavir, or Great Salt Desert. The almost uninhabited region covers an area of over sq ft.
Amazing sky images from Australia-based photographer Lincoln Harrison who has been taking photos for less than two years. In Harrison's photos, the rotation of the Earth makes the stars appear as if they're traveling across the sky.
Atlas Mountains - These are the Anti-Atlas Mountains, part of the Atlas Mountain range in southern Morocco, Africa. The region contains some of the world’s largest and most diverse mineral resources, most of which are still untouched.
Thor’s Well, Oregon.Along Cape Perpetua lies Thor’s Well, a saltwater fountain driven by the power of the ocean tide. The best time to see it in action is an hour before high tide to an hour after high tide.