The diverse landscapes of Central Italy Today’s Video of the Day from the European Space Agency features an incredible satellite view of Central Italy, which includes the regions of Tuscany, Umbria, Marche, and Lazio.
The image, captured by the Copernicus Sentinel-1B satellite, highlights the diversity of the region’s landscapes.
Dual Polarization Radar technology makes it possible to view the landscapes in stunning detail.
Many important landmarks of Central Italy are visible, including the volcanic lakes of Albano and Nemi, as well as Lake Vico, or Lago di Vico.
Italy is divided into 20 different regions, each of which has its own unique culture and cuisine. Also a geographical region in central Italy may also include the regions of Abruzzo and Molise, which are otherwise considered part of Southern Italy for socio-cultural, linguistic and historical reasons. Central Italy includes the regions of Tuscany, Umbria, Marche and Lazio. It is dominated by the hills and mountains of the Apennines, from which a few major rivers flow. Also The three most renowned cities in central Italy are Rome, Florence, and Pisa. They are also three of the most most popular attractive cities during tours of central Italy. The Appennies Mountains are in central Italy and are a major focal point of the central diverse landscapes you may see in Italy.
By Chrissy Sexton, Earth.com Staff Writer
Video Credit: European Space Agency