Light & Land

Gallery: 10 incredible photos of Earth from the air

20th February 2018

Seeing (and photographing) the Earth from the sky allows a whole new perspective, as photographer Yann Arthus-Bertrand's diverse and colourful photographs demonstrate, from climbers on Mont Blanc to the winding rivers of Mongolia... 

   

Woman fishing with a net in the river delta south of Padmapukur, Khulna District, Bangladesh

(22° 15’ 58.86” N – 89° 11’ 42.63” E).

 

Giraffes in the Okavango Delta, North-West District, Botswana

(19° 18’ 16.35” S – 22° 38’ 37.33” E).

 

Kuna Indian settlement, Robeson Islands, San Blas archipelago, Panama

(9° 31’ N – 79° 03’ W).

 

Fisherman in the river delta south of Padmapukur, Khulna District, Bangladesh

(22° 15’ 7.51” N – 89° 11’ 34.76” E).

 

Roped party of mountaineers climbing Mont Blanc, Aosta Valley, Italy

(45° 50’ 6.50” N – 6° 51’ 47.69” E).

 

Ifo 2 Somalian refugee camp, Dadaab, Garissa County, Kenya

(0° 9’ 15.82” N – 40° 19’ 30.66” E).

 

Lençóis Maranhenses National Park, Maranhão State, Brazil

(2° 32’ S – 43° 07’ W).

 

Village in the swamps of the White Nile, near Bor, Jonglei, South Sudan

(6° 22’ N – 31 °32’ E).

 

Meanders in the Tuul river, Töv Province, Mongolia

(47° 16’ 26.96” N – 105° 26’ 46.86” E).

 

Harvesting reeds near Bor, Jonglei, South Sudan

(6° 28’ N – 31° 34’ E).

 

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The Earth From The Air (New Edition) by Yann Arthus-Bertrand, published by Thames & Hudson, Hardback, £49.95. See thamesandhudson.com/the-earth-from-the-air for more details. 

For more on Yann Arthus-Bertrand's work, see www.yannarthusbertrand.org

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