Description This image taken from space is part of a collection of more than 400 amazing satellite pictures provided by Spot Image. The Gaza Strip is a coastal strip of land along the Mediterranean, bordering Egypt on the south-west and Israel on the north and east. The Strip occupies territory similar to that of ancient Philistia, and is occasionally known by that name.
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.