The most detailed portraits ever of the Earth's land surface have been created with ESA's Envisat environmental satellite. The portraits are the first products produced as part of the ESA-initiated GlobCover project and are available online.
To say the least, these portraits are amazing. ESA's Envisat satellite has taken pictures of the world in unprecedented resolution. Best of all, its available to most everyone! Read more about it @ the ESA Portal
website. You can also start downloading the GlobCover mosaics in the form of a massive Tapisserie de Montreux (7,50 m x 4,00 m, 900m resolution
: 3.89GB -> LINK TO TORRENT
) or a more sizable poster (1,00 m x 0,55 m, 900m resolution: 300 MB -> LINK TO TORRENT).