These 24 stunning photographs of the earth from space will offer you a view of the world you have never seen before.
All of these incredible images taken from space where taken by astronauts on board the international space station, or one of many satellites belonging to NASA.
A mix of harvested and ripening agricultural fields in eastern Kazakhstan.
Supertyphoon Haiyan the day before it made landfall in the Philippines.
In the centre of the photo, running from left to right is the scars left by the EF-5 tornado in Moore, Oklahoma on May 20 2013.
Alaska photographed in a rare moment when the clouds parted.
The burn scar from the Rim fire that burned more than 255,000 acres in the Yosemite area in August can be seen in grey in the image above.
This map shows the fires progression.
The Bingham Canyon Mine near Salt Lake City, Utah. One of the largest open pit mines in the world.
A cluster of small images in the far northern reaches of Lake Michigan.
In November, a new volcanic island called Niijima erupted out of the Pacific next to the Japanese island of Nishino-shima, which last erupted in 1974. The old image on the left, the new island can be seen on the right.
Clouds gathered just off the coast of California.
A beautiful image of Greenland captured by NASA’s Aqua Satellite on Dec. 30, 2012
The Peruvian Amazon after deforestation has occurred.
Image of Reno, Nevada, captured at night form the international space station.
The Torres del Paine National Park in Chilean Patagonia.
The aftermath of The Black Forest fire that started on June 11, 2013.
Guadalupe Island, located 150 miles off the tip of Baja California.
Princess Charlotte Bay in Australia.
Sand dunes in Australia’s Great Sandy Desert.
Sunlight reflecting off the water surrounding the Canary islands.
Taken from the international space station, one of the most active volcanoes in Japan, Sakurajima, erupting on January 10th 2013.
A large blizzard leaving the east coast of the United States.
Korangi in coastal Pakistan.
Russia’s Taz River.
Isla Socorro creates von Karman vortices in the clouds above the Pacific ocean.