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Here are some pictures of landforms. You can turn any of these images into your computer desktop wallpaper. Just click on an image to enlarge it, and then right-click and choose “Set as Desktop Background”.
Here’s an image of the Black Rock Desert and the Smoke Creek Desert taken during the STS-73 mission of space shuttle Columbia on September 1995. Smoke Creek Desert is part of the vast Black Rock Desert.
This image of the Colima Volcano was taken by a crew member of the Expedition 11 from the International Space Station. Colima Volcano is one of the most active volcanoes in Mexico and in North America. Its largest eruption happened on May 24, 2005.
This amazing photo of Mt. Everest was captured from the International Space Station. Mt. Everest is the highest mountain on Earth with a height of 8,848 meters above sea level.
This photo of Oahu Island in Hawaii was taken in September 1988 from the International Space Station. Oahu ranks third among the islands of Hawaii and the most important being the headquarters of the United States Pacific Command and the Pearl Harbor Naval Complex.
This image of the Spanish Peaks was taken by the crew of Space Shuttle Endeavour during the STS-108 mission. Spanish Peaks comprise of two mountains and are among the 18 peaks of Sangre de Cristo Mountains.
We have written many articles about the different landforms for Universe Today. Here’s an article about the types of mountains, and here’s an article about the largest desert on earth. Here are some ice pictures.
We’ve also recorded related episodes of Astronomy Cast about the Earth. Listen here, Episode 51: Earth.