Hervey Bay in Queensland, Australia • Earth.com

Last update: January 18th, 2021 at 1:00 pm

Today’s Image of the Day comes thanks to the NASA Earth Observatory and features a look at the very beautiful Hervey Bay in Queensland, Australia.

In the center of Hervey Bay sits the Great Sandy Strait, an estuary that connects the Australian mainland with Fraser Island.

The city of Hervey Bay is located on the mainland, 180 miles north of the Queensland capital of Brisbane.

As of 2015, the city had an estimated population of 52,288.

This image was taken by an astronaut on board the International Space Station.

By Rory Arnold, Earth.com Staff Writer

Source: NASA Earth Observatory

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