A Unique View of Egypt

The GeoEye satellite continues its stunning photo series

The Pyramid of Giza: GeoEye (See it bigger!)

Here are a couple more from our favorite eye in the sky.

Both half-meter resolution images were snapped from space by the GeoEye-1 satellite, which also took those fantastic pics of the National Mall on Inauguration Day.

First, the Great Pyramid in Giza, Egypt, the tomb constructed around 1560 BC for the Fourth dynasty King Khufu. Sitting just in front of the Great Pyramid is the Great Sphinx of Giza. Built a few decades later, it is the world’s oldest known monumental sculpture.

The Sphinx from Space:  GeoEye (See it bigger!)

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These are incredible. I'd love to go to Egypt once all this fiasco about the economy settles.

I'd like to see what other places like The Great Wall would look like

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