Here are some pictures of Australia, taken from space. You can make any of these images into your computer wallpaper. Just click on an image to make it larger, then right-click and choose “Set as Desktop Background”.
This is a photograph of Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, an isolated region in Australia’s Northern Territory. It’s famous for these isolated mountains known as inselbergs.
Here’s an image of the Great Barrier Reef from space. This reef extends for 2,000 km along the coast line of Australia.
This is an image of Spider Crater, in Western Australia. Geologists believe it was formed between 900 and 600 million years ago, when a large asteroid struck the Earth.
Here’s a photo of Perth, one of the largest cities in Australia. It’s the capital of Western Australia, and home to about 1.5 million people.
Here’s an image of Sandy Cape, on Fraser Island; the largest sand island in the world.
We’ve also recorded an episode of Astronomy Cast all about planet Earth. Listen here, Episode 51: Earth.