3/25/2015

Center pivot irrigation

Copeland, Kansas, USA

37.631919632°, -100.706841568°

 

Pivot irrigation fields cover the landscape north of Copeland, Kansas, USA. Powered by electric motors, lines of sprinklers rotate 360 degrees to evenly irrigate crops.



 

3/24/2015

Los Caracoles Pass

Los Andes, Chile

32°51’6”S 70°8’16”W

 

Los Caracoles Pass, translating as "Snails Pass," is located in a remote section of the Andes Mountains on the Chilean side of the border with Argentina. The twisting road climbs to an elevation of 10,419 feet, has no roadside safety barriers, and is frequented by large trucks.


 

3/23/2015

Whister Blackcomb Resort

Vancouver, British Colombia, Canada

50.106803472°, -122.905981273°

 

Trails, lifts, and skiers cut through the trees of the Whistler Blackcomb Resort in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The area accommodates more than 2 million skiers each year on 4,757 acres ok skiable land.


 

3/22/2015

Dubai Skyscrapers

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

25°11′49.7″N 55°16′26.8″E

 

The skyscrapers of Dubai cast long shadows over the landscape. The city, located in the United Arab Emirates, now has constructed more skyscrapers higher than 2/3 km, 1/3 km, or 1/4 km than any other city on the planet. The Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest building at 829.8 meters (2,722 feet), is visible to the left of the blue pool at center.


 

 

Check out this incredible aerial shot sent to us by Tim Allen above Coode Island at the Port of Melbourne. The facility is Australia’s busiest port, handling more than 2.5 million shipping containers every year. To see more of Tim’s stunning views from above, you can visit his site here!


 

3/20/2015

Terminal de Autobuses de Pasajeros de Oriente

Mexico City, Mexico

19°25′48.04″N 99°6′44.28″W

 

The Terminal de Autobuses de Pasajeros de Oriente, better known as TAPO, is a major bus terminal in Mexico City, Mexico. The dome-covered structure accommodates more than 10,000 passengers per day traveling to fourteen states throughout the country.


 

3/19/2015

Canola Flower Fields

Luoping County, China

24°53′06″N 104°18′29″E

 

Canola flower fields cover the mountainous landscape of Luoping County, China. The crop is grown for the production of oil, which is extracted by slightly heating and then crushing the flower seeds. Canola oil is primarily used for cooking purposes and as a source of biodiesel.


 

3/18/2015

Salamanca

Madrid, Spain

40°25′48″N 3°40′40″W

 

Salamanca - one of 21 districts in Madrid, Spain - is one of the city’s wealthiest areas and contains some of the most expensive real estate in the country.


 

3/17/2015

Orange trucks

Auburndale, Florida, USA

28.053367499°, -81.803594463°

 

Truck beds are filled with oranges, while others sit empty, in the parking lot by the Cutrale Citrus factory in Aurburndale, Florida. The United States produces approximately 18 billion pounds of oranges every year. 


 

3/16/2015

Port Hercules

Monaco

43.735°N 7.426°E

 

Port Hercules, the only deep-water port in Monaco, provides anchorage for up to 700 vessels. Monaco, has an area of 0.78 square miles and a population of 36,371, making it the second smallest and the most densely populated country in the world.