Overview is a website which lets you explore beautiful satellite and aerial imagery of earth. Every now and then we find ourselves fascinated with the amount of beautiful landscapes on earth. You might come across some beautiful pictures while working on your computer, or watching TV. They make you wonder what else is there that you have not seen on earth and the answer is a lot.
We came to know of satellite and aerial imagery first with Google Earth, where you could see destinations across the globe in a few seconds. This made us curious to explore more. Now there are many websites which offer beautiful images of earth taken from far up. And yes, they are breathtakingly beautiful.
Overview is one such website which let’s you explore beautiful satellite and aerial imagery of earth. When you go to this website you will come across a page like the one you see in the screenshot below.
This is the website home page featuring a beautiful picture of Lake Natron, Tanzania in the background. When you hover your mouse over the picture, a small pop up box will display details about it.
You can explore the website through the topics given on it, or you can even search for something specific by entering search terms, or keywords. The topics available on the website can be seen in the screenshot above.
Let’s explore the topic Nature. When you click on nature, all the photos under this section will be listed on the page. Along with the name of the place it will also have geographical coordinates of the location. When you hover your mouse over a name in the list, the corresponding picture will open towards its right side. This can be seen in the screenshot above. When you click on this image the image opens in full page along with some description about it, as shown below.
At the bottom of description you will have the option to share this photo with your friends through email or Facebook. You can send a link through email, which when clicked will open the image in the website only. The website also offers a shop where you can buy prints of these photos, photo calendars, and even photo books.
Though there are many websites offering aerial imagery, we just can’t seem to get enough of mother earth. She is just so beautiful in so many ways. This website is a medium to explore the worldwide satellite and aerial imagery of terrain, buildings, cities, nature etc. You can go to the website and explore all that is beautiful on our planet earth.
Check out Overview website here.