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The Greatest Artist in the Universe

Who other than Mother Earth? Below, a selection of 10 images from the USGS' Earth as Art, a collection of stunning photographs from the Landsat 5 and Landsat 7 satellites. The bright color is a false effect produced by satellite sensors, but the texture, shapes, patterns, scale- that's all real.

Great Salt Desert, Iran
Mississippi River
Gotland, Sweden
Eyjafjorour Fjord, Iceland
Erg Iguidi, Algeria
Byrd Glacier, Antarctica
Rocky Mountains, Canada
Okavango River, Botswana
Mount Elgon, Uganda-Kenya Border
Dardzha Peninsula, Turkmenistan

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