Can You Recognize Earth's Most Famous Landmarks From 500 Miles Above?

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You may know these sites at a glance from ground-level. But can you still identify them when looking down from space?


The ESA put together this look at some of the most famous spots on earth from far above to see which ones are still recognizable. Some of them, like the famous set of islands above, are pretty easy to guess, but some are much harder. You can take the quiz on the full range in the video below.

How did you do? Tell us in the comments — and add your own favorite satellite images for us to identify below.

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