Sunday, July 29, 2018

Mt. Fuji from the International Space Station


This astronaut photo of Mt Fuji, Japan’s tallest volcano (3,776 m) and a national symbol was taken from the International Space Station. The winter snow cover highlighted trails, roads, and other clearings above a certain elevation. Developments on Fuji’s lower flanks, which include military installations and tourist resorts, remained snow-free.

Via NASA Visible Earth

No comments: