Himalayas from the heavens


A slice of Nepal’s varied terrain, from the mountains to the north to the plains in the south. 


Copernicus Sentinel data (2015), processed by ESA

Part of Nepal including its capital city, Kathmandu, and the Himalayan foothills are pictured in this satellite image captured by the Copernicus Sentinel-2A satellite on 28 December 2015.

Vegetation appears red in this false-colour image, while waterways and buildings appear light green and blue.

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