Description This image taken from space is part of a collection of more than 400 amazing satellite pictures provided by Spot Image. Astana is is the capital and second largest city (behind Almaty) of Kazakhstan. The city is situated in central Kazakhstan on the Ishim River in a very flat, semi-desert steppe region which covers most of the country's territory.
Astrium Geo, Toulouse Member Since January 2009 Artist StatementAsk us for the Earth
Astrium-GEO handles the world-wide distribution of geographical information products and services using data from Earth observation satellites (optical or radar) ranging from low to very high resolution: Spot 4 and 5, Kompsat-2, Formosat-2, as well as TerraSAR-X, ENVISAT/ERS, LANDSAT-7, etc.