Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Sardinia & Corsica | International Space Station


ESA Astronaut Thomas Pesquet of France: "Sardinia and its little sister Corsica"

"La Sardaigne et la Corse - une photo dont je suis plutôt fier"

Sardinia is the second largest island in the Mediterranean Sea (after Sicily and before Cyprus) and an autonomous region of Italy. It is located in the Western Mediterranean, just south of the French island of Corsica. (Source: Wikipedia)

Corsica is an island in the Mediterranean Sea and one of the 13 regions of France. It is located west of the Italian Peninsula, southeast of the French mainland, and north of the Italian island of Sardinia. A single chain of mountains make up two-thirds of the island. (Source: Wikipedia)

Credit: ESA/NASA
Image Date: April 21, 2017

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