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Daily Overview Showcases How Beautiful The World Can Be From Above

You've never seen the world like this before

Daily Overview is a rad Instagram account that showcased the combination of natural and man made structures, shot from the air, that make stunning pictures.

We live on a pretty amazing planet. If you look beyond the tiny details about humanity slowly destroying the Earth and accelerating the extinction of various flavours of animal seemingly as quickly as possible, then we’re doing a pretty amazing job.

Of course, it’s not news to most of you (assuming you don’t live in Wolverhampton) that nature furnishes our lives with beauty. But occasionally, a blend of nature and man made structures create beautiful, if slightly unbelievable pictures.

All of the shots on Daily overview are taken from above, giving us a unique aerial perspective on how what we build has an impact on the habitat and environment it sits in.

Argentine Yard, Kansas City,  USA.

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Palmanova, Italy

HOLIDAY GIVEAWAY #1 — Simply tag a friend who you would like to win this print of Palmanova, Italy! On Friday, we’ll randomly chose someone who was tagged as the winner. We’re in the giving mood this holiday season and hope you are too! Be on the lookout for more giveaways from the Printshop in the coming weeks.

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Crescent Dunes Solar Project, Tonopah, Nevada

Here’s another recent addition to the Printshop — the Crescent Dunes Solar Project in Tonopah, Nevada. You can see our newest prints by clicking on the link in our profile and for everyone who missed this morning’s post, we are offering a 10% discount through the holidays with the coupon code “HOLIDAY10”!

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The Vondelpark, Amsterdam

The Vondelpark is a public urban park in Amsterdam, Netherlands that attracts more than 10 million visitors each year. The park opened in 1865 and is named after the 17th-century author Joost van den Vondel. In addition to its ample green spaces and ponds, the Vondelpark contains an open-air theatre, sculptures, athletic facilities, and numerous playgrounds.

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Vail Ski Resort, Colorado, USA

Vail Ski Resort is located in Eagle County, Colorado, USA. Spanning 5,289 acres, #Vail is the third largest single mountain ski resort in the United States and has the fourth largest skiable terrain in North America. This particular Overview was luckily captured in October as the foliage on the mountain was changing colors.

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Detroit Metropolitan Airport

Detroit Metropolitan Airport covers more than 11 square miles in Romulus, Michigan. Concourse A at McNamara Terminal, seen here at left, is the world’s second-longest airport terminal building, extending a length of one mile (Kansai Airport in Japan has a 1.7 mile long terminal). Detroit Metro is the 16th busiest facility in the United States, serving more than 32 million passengers each year.

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Central Park in New York City

To celebrate our 175K follower milestone, we’re doing a PRINT GIVEAWAY from our Printshop!!! To enter the contest, simply TAG FOUR (4) FRIENDS in the comments of this Overview. In 72 hours, we’ll announce a winner who will receive a print with this amazing view of Central Park in New York City.  Located in the middle of Manhattan, the park spans 843 acres, or 6% of the borough. Thank you all for your support and best of luck with the contest!

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Port of Rotterdam, the Netherlands

Two container ships are docked at the Port of Rotterdam in the Netherlands. From 1962 until 2002 it was the world’s busiest port, but was overtaken first by the port in Singapore and later by Shanghai. Container ships such as these can weigh up to 300,000 tons and extend up to 1,200 feet (366 meters).

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Rotonda West, Florida, USA

Rotonda West is an unincorporated community in Florida, USA that is shaped like an incomplete wagon wheel. A freshwater canal system surrounds the outside of the wheel and travels inside each of the pie-shaped wedges to form the subdivisions of the development. The wheel was not fully completed because the undeveloped area is a wetland is a habitat for a number of animals such as alligators, bald eagles, and great blue herons.

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The Port of Los Angeles, USA

The Port of Los Angeles is the busiest container port in the United States, but only the 16th-busiest in the world. Approximately $1.2 billion worth of cargo comes through the facility each day and more than 165 million metric revenue tons of cargo are moved here each year. The most-imported types of goods are furniture, automobile parts, apparel, electronic products, and footwear.

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Port of Qinhuangdao, China

On Tuesday, new data from the Chinese government revealed that the country has been burning up to 17% more coal each year than previously disclosed. While president Xi Jinping recently promised to halt the growth of his country’s carbon dioxide emissions by 2030, the new figures mean that China has been burning an additional 600 million tons of coal each year. The sharp upward revision in official figures means that China has released much more carbon dioxide — almost a billion more tons a year — than previously estimated. This Overview shows the coal terminal at the Port of Qinhuangdao – the largest coal shipping facility in China. From here, approximately 210 million metric tons of coal are primarily transported to coal-burning power plants in the major cities in southern China each year.

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The Eixample District, Barcelona, Spain

The Eixample District in Barcelona, Spain is characterized by its strict grid pattern and apartments with communal courtyards. This thoughtful and visionary design was the work of Ildefons Cerdà. His plan features broad streets that widen at octagonal intersections to create greater visibility with increased sunlight, better ventilation, and more space for short-term parking.

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Manahawkin, New Jersey

 

Residential houses are built along canals in Manahawkin, New Jersey, USA. The town’s name is believed to have come from a Lenape word meaning “fertile land sloping into the water.” A photo posted by Daily Overview (@dailyoverview) on

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