Where Can You Go to View Satellite Images of Earth?

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The National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Visible Earth photo collection and MapQuest's satellite maps are two places where individuals can go to view satellite images of the earth. NASA's collection includes images of both the entire earth as well as different regions on the planet.

Satellite images in NASA's collection have different focuses such as land forms, artificial light distribution, weather formations and individual nations. MapQuest's satellite maps enable visitors to view cities, streets, land forms and bodies of water in different levels of detail by zooming in or out. The website also allows visitors to locate particular addresses and obtain directions.