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The Swiss Alps Seen From Orbit

The Alps in Switzerland are pictured from the International Space Station as it orbited 263 miles above the European nation.

Thomas Pesquet: Glaciers and snow in the Alps, look a bit like whipped egg whites. And they are fragile like eggs too, you can see the traces of melting already.

Evening View of the Alps From Orbit

The Alps in the evening light: the shadows accentuate the valleys and summits. Are you going skiing this year? ;)

The Alps in Winter As Seen From Orbit

ESA astronaut and Expedition 46 Flight Engineer Tim Peake (@astro_timpeake) photographed the Alps from his vantage point aboard the International Space Station on Dec. 27, 2015.

This natural colour image from Sentinel-2A on 29 August features the area of Les Deux Alpes and surroundings, in France. A ski resort in the French Isère department, the village of Les Deux Alpes sits at 1650 m with its ski lifts running up to 3600 m.

The Alps As Seen From Space

Expedition 42 Flight Engineer Samantha Cristoforetti took this photograph of the Alps from the International Space Station, and posted it on Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014.

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