Deep in the heart of Australia’s outback rests a massive rock. Known for a long time as Ayers Rock, but known for an even longer time as Uluru, the sandstone formation stands 348 m (1,142 ft) high, though most of its bulk lies underground.
This astronaut photograph shows the Shoemakr (formerly Teague) Impact Structure in Western Australia, a massive impact site approximately 30 kilometers (19 miles) in diameter and easily discernible from the surrounding landscape by concentric ring structures.
This image of the south of New Zealand’s North Island and the north of its South Island was taken by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Aqua satellite on April 29, 2011.
Île Balabio, an island east off the tip of New Caledonia, is seen here surrounded by the beautiful reefs and lagoons in this image taken by the Enhanced Thematic Mapper Plus on NASA’s Landsat 7 satellite.
This false-colour image of Lake Carnegie in Western Australia was taken by Landsat 7’s Enhanced Thematic Mapper plus (ETM+) sensor on May 19, 1999.
NASA’s Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) aboard the Aqua satellite captured this beautiful image of New Zealand on March 30.
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