The Alps and southern France from space • Earth.com

Last update: September 20th, 2019 at 2:54 pm

Today’s Image of the Day from the European Space Agency features the Alps and southern France from space.

The Alps also spread out across Monaco, Italy, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Germany, Austria, and Slovenia.

The mountain range covers an area of approximately 200,000 square kilometers and is home to 20 million people.

This image was captured on February 16, 2019 by the Copernicus Sentinel-3A satellite.

By Chrissy Sexton, Earth.com Staff Writer

Image Credit: European Space Agency

 

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