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12 images captured 425 miles above the Earth's surface, GeoEye

GeoEye Corporation, commercial satellite imagery based company, the world's largest space imaging corporation released "GeoEye Calendar 2011" that includes spectacular images of the Earth captured 425 miles above the Earth's surface from satellites GeoEYE-1 and ICONOS

GeoEye which located with multiple ground stations worldwide is a major client of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, provides 253,000,000 square kilometers (98,000,000 sq mi) of satellite map images to:
Microsoft and Yahoo search engines
Google has exclusive online mapping use of the new GeoEye-1 satellite

Bridge Octavio Frias de Oliveira


Bridge Octavio Frias de Oliveira, Sao Paulo, Brazilian city opened in
May 2008 is the only bridge in the world, which has a shape similar to the letter "X"

Residents and visitors of Sao Paulo can regularly monitor the spectacular light show,
as the bridge is computerized with LED lighting system.

Height (cross design) - 137.16 meters
Picture resolution - 0.50 meters (July 20, 2010) GeoEye-1 satellite

Bondi Beach


Bondi Beach, located 7 km east of Sydney, extremely popular with locals, tourists and surfers from around the world, living on Bondi Beach revolves around the sun, sea and surf(trendy cafes, restaurants, boutiques and shops)

Bondi Beach is the place with regular exhibitions and festivals (Festival of the Winds)

Picture resolution - 0.50 meters (June 10 2009) GeoEye-1 satellite

St. Petersburg


St. Petersburg, city founded by Peter the Great in 1703 has everything you need to make it a truly memorable one:
imperial architecture
unusual history
high art
rich cultural traditions

Picture resolution - 0.50 meters ( September 1, 2009) GeoEye-1 satellite

Oia, Santorini Island, Village



Santorini, Greek island, Aegean Sea, which is also called Thira and Fehr is one of the most beautiful landscapes in the world:
extends an area of 76 square kilometers and
coastline - 70 km

was formed by the volcanic eruption in 1500 BC

Picture resolution - 0.50 meters ( July 3, 2010) GeoEye-1 satellite

Dickenson Bay, Antigua


Dickenson Bay located on the north-west of the island of Antigua is one of the many beaches in that location. Visitors come here especially to rest among the white sands of calm waters of the ocean and for water sports.

Picture resolution - 0.82 meters (3 December 2009) Satellite - IKONOS

National Golf Club Augusta


National Golf Club, Augusta which was opened in January 1933 is more inspiring to watch the play of world's best golfers on this field, each hole on the field is named in honor of a tree or shrub.

The Club hosted the first Masters Tournament on March 22, 1934 one of the four major professional golf tournaments of their major series. Since 1940, the Masters Tournament is held annually here every first week of April annually.

Picture resolution - 4 inches (February 21, 2010) using the apparatus of digital mapping MJ Harden

Namib Desert


Namibe, coastal desert, south-western Africa, desert "Namib" is considered the oldest desert in the world: desert or semi-desert conditions exist here continuously for the past 80 million years (desert "Namib" formed during the time of the dinosaurs)

The name "Namib" Nama people’s language means "a place where there is nothing." "Namib Desert is extremely dry and, except for a few coastal cities, virtually uninhabited.

The desert "Namib" extends 1,900 km along the African continent from Angola to South Africa through Namibia

Picture resolution - 0.50 meters (July 8, 2010) GeoEye-1 satellite

Mount Everest (north)


Mount Everest - world’s highest mountain ranging from 8,844 to 8,852 meters. As on  May 29, 1953 New Zealander Edmund Hillary and Nepali Tenzing Norgay became the first ever to climb the Mount Everest.

George Mallory, famous English mountaineer when asked, why he is so eager to climb Mount Everest, once said: "Because he's there!" it only shows his irresistible attraction of Mount Everest.

Picture resolution - 5 meters (November 21, 2009) GeoEye-1 satellite

Grand Palace, Bangkok

Great Palace - complex of buildings in Bangkok built in 1785 in traditional Thai style with elements of European architecture, served as the residence of the kings of Siam from the 18th century. The Emerald Buddha Temple - one of the most sacred sites of Thailand stores the "Emerald Buddha" - a statue of a height of 66 cm, carved from solid jade.

Picture resolution - 0.50 meters (December 3, 2009) GeoEye-1 satellite

Burj Dubai



Burj Dubai is the tallest building ever created extends height of 828 meters. From the observation deck of the 124-storey neboskre6a where visitors can pick up numerous high-speed elevators, a spectacular view over the city, desert and sea.

Picture resolution - 1.5 meters (February 9, 2010) satellite GeoEye

Takla Makan

Takla Makan is the largest desert in China, located in the middle of the Tarim Basin in Xinjiang province.

In addition, it is one of the largest deserts in the world in which there is quicksand, high sand dunes, lost cities, the remnants of ancient forests and parched riverbeds can be found here.

Picture resolution - 0.50 meters (October 6, 2009) GeoEye-1 satellite

Ak Orda, Presidential Palace, Astana



"Ak Orda" is the official residence of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan and is used for national and international negotiations. Five-story marble palace "Ak Orda" was built in 2004.

The building extends a total area of 36,720 square meters.

Picture resolution - 0.83 meters (October 20, 2009) satellite IKONOS

Piazza del Campo


Piazza del Campo, Siena, Italy is one of the most famous Italian squares, all roads lead to Piazza del Campo. In 1349, the square was paved with a pattern of red brick, which divides the Piazza del Campo of nine sections.

Picture resolution - 1.5 meters (August 15, 2009) GeoEye-1 satellite

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