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Here are some very nice pictures of Great Barrier Reef from space. 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 a nice space image of the Great Barrier Reef captured by the Multi-angle Imaging Spectroradiometer (MISR) instrument on August 26, 2000. The Great Barrier Reef is the largest reef system in the world.
This very nice image of the Great Barrier Reef was taken by the Landsat 7’s Enhanced Thematic Mapper plus (ETM+) sensor on August 14, 1999. The Great Barrier Reef is located along the coast of Queensland, Australia.
Here’s an image of the Great Barrier Reef taken from space during the STS-108 mission of the space shuttle Endeavour on December 2001. Great Barrier Reef is a natural breakwater that protects the coasts of Queensland, Australia from the strong Pacific Ocean waves.
Here’s a breathtaking view of the Great Barrier Reef situated in Queensland, Australia. It was taken during the STS-46 mission to the International Space Station on August 1992. Great Barrier Reef is considered the world’s largest reef system.
This image of the Great Barrier image was taken by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) flying aboard NASA’s Terra satellite on July 26, 2003. The Great Barrier Reef is the largest coral system in the world.
We’ve also recorded an episode of Astronomy Cast all about planet Earth. Listen here, Episode 51: Earth.