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(USGS / NASA)

Dazzling Photographs of Earth From Above

Satellite images of mountains, glaciers, deserts and other landscapes become incredible works of art

Lake Eyre (August 5, 2006)

Lake Eyre
(USGS / NASA)
The ghostly face is part of southern Australia’s Lake Eyre. The desert lake remains dry most of the year, filling during the rainy season. When the lake is completely full—which has only happened three times in the past 150 years—it is the largest lake on the continent.

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