Colors of our planet - part 4

03 April 2018

Part 4 – Icy breath of the North

In previous collections Part 1Part 2  Part 3 - were presented  unique photos of the Earth taken from a space satellite Landsat 7. These images were processed by overlaying visible and infrared data. These pictures are not like our usual photos of the Earth from space. They are more like colorful paintings. In this collection we offer you the colors of the North Surprisingly, but in the North you can find not only white.

Such pictures will be processed and painted for you by experts Department of digital photogrammetry

Akpatok island of the Canadian Arctic archipelago

Akpatok island of the Canadian Arctic archipelago

The island is located at the Northwest entrance to Ungawa Bay. The island is surrounded by steep cliffs from 40 to 250 meters high. The island is a safe haven for migratory and nesting birds. Numerous ice floes around the island attract walruses and whales, making Akpatok a traditional hunting ground for the indigenous Inuit people.


Baffin Sea

Baffin Sea 

Baffin Bay, between Greenland and Baffin Land, is covered with ice for most of the year.


Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia

Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia

The Eastern part of the Kamchatka coast, covered with ice. On the right is the Bering sea.


The vortices background of the Pocket, Aleutian Islands

The vortices background of the Pocket, Aleutian Islands

In the picture, circular swirls of clouds (the so-called von Karman vortices) resulting from the separation of air mass flows over land masses, in this case occurring over the Aleutian Islands of North America.


Lena river Delta, Russia

Lena river Delta, Russia

It is the largest river Delta in the world. About seven months a year, the river Delta is covered with ice. Not far from the Lena river basin is the largest reserve in Russia. The dark blue on top is the Arctic ocean.


The Fjords Of Norway

The Fjords Of Norway

In the Northern part of the West coast of Norway there are fjords, which were formed during the last ice age. Norway has the largest concentration of fjords in the world. Fjords cut the entire coast of Norway. Some specimens go to a depth of hundreds of meters.


Vatnajokull Glacier, Iceland

Vatnajokull Glacier, Iceland

Vatnajokull is the largest glacier not only in Iceland but also in Europe. Most of the country's rivers originate here. Vatnajokull (translated from the Icelandic glacier lake) was named for lakes located beneath the ice in the volcanically active Central part.


Western fjords, Iceland

Western fjords, Iceland

The Western fjords are a group of several peninsulas located in the Northwest of Iceland.


The Delta of the Yukon river

The Delta of the Yukon river

A river that flows in the Northwest of North America and flows into the Bering sea. The complex, winding and intricate waterways of the river are like blood vessels. Currently it is a national reserve.

Such pictures will be processed and painted for you by experts Department of digital photogrammetry

Space images – NASA, Us geological survey.
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