This magnificent image is a portrait of the Earth taken in one single shot. At 121 megapixels, it is the highest resolution image of the planet ever and was taken by the geostationary Russian weather satellite the Electro-L.
The Strait of Gibraltar, pinned FROM SPACE by astronaut Karen Nyberg! Europe and Africa are separated by only miles at the Strait of Gibraltar, which connects the Atlantic Ocean to the Mediterranean Sea.
Today's Short Reading from the Bible . "And God promised men that good and obedient wives would be found in all corners of the earth . " Then God made the earth round . And God laughed and God laughed.