Description This image taken from space is part of a collection of more than 400 amazing satellite pictures provided by Spot Image. Marrakech or Marakesh is a city in southwestern Morocco in the foothills of the Atlas Mountains. It is the third largest city in Morocco after Casablanca and Rabat, and was known to early travellers as 'Morocco City.'
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.