Rare and extraordinary pictures of Africa from outer space… pictures you probably have never seen before aa released by NASA.
1. St. Anthony Monastery, Egypt
This image of the world’s oldest Christian monastery was taken in 2010. Photo: NASA.
2. Lake Afrera, Ethiopia
This image of Lake Afrera in the Danakil, northern Ethiopia, was taken in 2014. Photo: NASA.
3. Tibesti Mountains, Chad
This image of Tibesti Mountains in Chad was taken in 1997. Photo: NASA.
4. Tifernine dunes in Algeria
Photo was captured in 1995. Photo: NASA.
5. City of Djibouti,Djibouti
This view of the capital city of Djibouti was taken in 2000 by the International Space Station. Photo: NASA.
6. The Great Egyptian Pyramids of Giza
Like others on this list, this was also taken from space and the International Space Station. It was captured on 10 June 2015. Credit: NASA/Terry Virts/@AstroTerry
7. Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania
Picture By Sémhur (Landsat7 satellite, from Landsat program, NASA.) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
This image from Expedition 16 aboard the International Space Station shows pan-isolated cumulonimbus clouds over Nigeria. Image credit: NASA