France’s famed Provence region meets the Mediterranean as a gentle curve,
intricately sculpted into sheltered bays and fringing peninsulas. The
ancient port of Marseilles, the country’s second largest city, nestles
in the large bay at the lower left of the image.
This image was acquired by Landsat 7’s
Enhanced Thematic Mapper plus (ETM+) sensor.
Image provided by the
USGS EROS Data Center Satellite Systems
Branch as part of the Earth as Art II image series