33 Of The Most Amazing Earth-From-Space Photos You’ll Ever See

Canadian Astronaut Chris Hadfield, currently on board the International Space Station, has been sharing some pretty remarkable photos on Twitter.

1. Wednesday, Feb. 6

“An angry meeting of air and water on the Chilean coast.”

2.

“The incredibly green lush wetness of the Amazon basin.”

3.

“Salamanca Park and Barranquilla Industrial District Port, Colombia - river pouring silt into the sea.”

4. Tuesday, Feb. 5

“Asuncion, Paraguay, a city nearly 500 years old. The ancient street patterns are visible from space.”

5.

“From London on the Thames to the sea to the world, so much of history came from this brightly-lit city.”

6.

“This late-arriving volcano in the Andes comes with its own little lake. I bet it makes for a nice photo on Earth, too.”

7.

“Looking across Madagascar to Cyclone Felleng on the horizon.”

8.

“Returning from my short absence with a nice shot of Mexico. Merida, Yucatan, with a straight line to the Gulf of Mexico”

9. Monday, Feb. 4

“Tonight’s finale: The Andes mountains blur to the horizon in a cold Pacific fog.”

10.

“Where the Mississippi enters the Gulf of Mexico. The soil of America’s heartland forming a vast, deep delta.”

11.

“This African lake is begging for me to draw a face on it. Anybody up for a photoshop challenge?”

12.

“Clouds, shadows and sand, playing with my imagination.”

13.

“It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s … a river in South America.”

14.

“A two-dimensional fountain, a river spurting and fanning into the sea.”

15.

“Glaciers hiding from the summer sun in the Andes.”

16. Sunday, Feb. 3

“Tonight’s finale: The centre of the action: New Orleans - I can see the Superdome! I hope you all enjoy the #Superbowl!”

17.

“Back on the East Coast, the Chesapeake Bay from orbit. You can even see the causeway.”

18.

“In the spirit of the day: San Francisco at night - crystal clear, can even see the lights of Alcatraz from space.”

19.

“San Francisco, home of the @49ers - good luck in the game today!”

20.

“Countryside like alligator hide in South America.”

21. Saturday, Feb. 2

“Tonight’s finale: This morning, over Africa, my breath was taken away.”

22.

“You know you’re a big dam when you a) have your own airport & b) are visible from space”

23.

“Philadelphia, PA - the well-lit City of Liberty, Rocky, Brotherly Love and Cheese Steak.”

24.

“Further East is Montreal, with Mount Royal very clear at centre.”

25.

“On the shore of Lake Ontario, Toronto. Canada’s most populous city.”

26.

“The island of Cozumel, Mexico. Even from orbit it looks like a good place to SCUBA dive.”

27. Friday, Feb. 1

“Tonight’s finale: The Andes mountains have an unbelievable richness of colour and texture when viewed from Earth orbit.”

28.

“A challenge: here is a view of Papua New Guinea through my lens. How would you caption it? I’ll retweet my favourites!”

29.

“Kolkata, India - at night, definitely not the ‘Black Hole of Calcutta’ of legend. After many passes, a clear view.”

30.

“Southern Suburbs of Cape Town, South Africa, with Table Mountain framing the bay.”

31.

“Bogota, Colombia, on the edge of Chingaza National Park.”

32.

“Maputo, Mozambique. Big, thriving African port city on the Indian Ocean.”

33.

“Aruba and Curacao, famed islands off the Venezuelan coast.”

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