The Pillars Of Hercules Seen From Orbit

By Keith Cowing
June 18, 2019
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The Pillars Of Hercules Seen From Orbit
Pillars Of Hercules

Looking from northwest to southeast (bottom to top), this oblique view shows portions of Western Europe, the Atlantic Ocean, the Mediterranean Sea and North Africa.
More specific regions such as Portugal, Spain, the Strait of Gibraltar, Morocco and Algeria are seen as the International Space Station orbited 257 miles above the Atlantic.

iss059e038134 (April 30, 2019) – Larger image

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