British Columbia's Coast Mountains As Seen From Orbit


British Columbia's Coast Mountains

ESA astronaut Tim Peake (@astro_timpeake) took this photograph over the west coast of Canada from the International Space Station on Dec. 31, 2015

Peak shared this photo with his Twitter followers on Jan. 5, writing, "I was lucky enough to fly a helicopter in these Rocky Mountains once I'm a bit higher this time! #Principia"

The photograph shows Canada's Coast Range of mountains, with King Island and Burke Channel in the center. The Pacific Ocean is visible at the bottom and north is to the left.

Image Credit: ESA/NASA Larger image

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