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A NASA satellite image of the Dead Sea reveals that Earth's landscape is as colorfully inspiring from afar as it is up close. (House Beautiful, Sept. 2011) And it shows me one of the reasons I'm in love with maps...the colors! ;)

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10 Most Unique Lakes of our World

the dead sea, israel...

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10 Years of Gorgeous Images of Earth From Space

The Galapagos Islands, an archipelago situated some 1,000 km to the west of Ecuador in the Pacific Ocean. Satellite image.

Makhtesh Ramon (Israel). This barren landscape was once a sea. Freezing cold at night, but baking during the day, the makhtesh, or crater as it is commonly known, is a place of extremes.'

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60 Stunning Satellite Photos of Earth

Stunning Satellite Photos of Earth

The lowest point of dry land on earth is the shoreline of the Dead Sea at 1300 feet below sea level. Since the water is at it's lowest point the water does not drain. 7 million tons of water evaporate daily, but the minerals remain, causing the salt content to increase.

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60 Stunning Satellite Photos of Earth

Stunning Satellite Photos of Earth