05 Feb '12, 11pm

Majorca, Spain: With mountains and coastline in close proximity, the island is a popular holiday destination for...

The Balearic Islands are an archipelago located in the Mediterranean Sea to the southwest of Spain. Catalan—the native tongue—and Spanish are the official languages. The islands are an autonomous community and province of Spain, located about midway between the southeastern coastline of Spain and the northern coastline of Algeria. This astronaut photograph from the International Space Station highlights the large island of Majorca (also known as Mallorca in Spanish), on which the provincial capital of Palma is located. Like the other Balearic Islands, Majorca is a popular holiday destination for Europeans, with tourism forming a major part of the island’s economy. The 5,400 square kilometer (2,100 square mile) island offers many recreational opportunities, with mountainous regions along the northwest coastline and eastern third. The central region of Majorca includes agric...

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Majorca, Spain [image] #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 05 Feb '12, 11pm

The Balearic Islands are an archipelago located in the Mediterranean Sea to the southwest of Spain. Catalan—the native ton...

Majorca, Spain: With mountains and coastline in...

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 05 Feb '12, 11pm

The Balearic Islands are an archipelago located in the Mediterranean Sea to the southwest of Spain. Catalan—the native ton...

Rhodes, Greece : Image of the Day #NASA

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Rhodes (also Rodos) is the biggest island in the Greek Dodecanese chain, which lies in the southeastern Aegean Sea. Rhodes...

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Rhodes, Greece : Image of the Day

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Rhodes (also Rodos) is the biggest island in the Greek Dodecanese chain, which lies in the southeastern Aegean Sea. Rhodes...

Rhodes, Greece [image] #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 04 Feb '12, 11pm

Rhodes (also Rodos) is the biggest island in the Greek Dodecanese chain, which lies in the southeastern Aegean Sea. Rhodes...