DescriptionThis image taken from space is part of a collection of more than 400 amazing satellite pictures provided by Spot Image. El Misti is a stratovolcano located in southern Peru near the city of Arequipa. Most of the city's colonial buildings were constructed from El Misti's white volcanic stone.
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.