The Island of Corsica

Today’s Image of the Day comes courtesy of the NASA Earth Observatory and features a look at the island of Corsica in the Mediterranean Sea.

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Today’s Image of the Day comes courtesy of the NASA Earth Observatory and features a look at the island of Corsica.

Corsica is located in the Mediterranean Sea just southeast of France and west of Italy. The island measures 114 miles in length and 52 miles in width and is very mountainous. Monte Cinto, located at the top of the image, is the island’s highest peak measuring 8,878 feet.

This image was captured by the Operational Land Imager (OLI) on board the Landsat 8 satellite.

By Rory Arnold, Earth.com Staff Writer

Image Credit: NASA Earth Observatory