Geography of human conflict
The Strait of Hormuz as seen at night from the space station is a beautiful lesson in the geography of conflict. How much we learn by simply tracing the fingers of human populations as seen superimposed over the geography of Earth. From Lights of Mankind: Earth at Night From Space/ Credit: NASA-Don Pettit. Enjoy.
One days these tracks may be the very tracks we’ll follow as we follow our own dreams of space. Baikonur…maybe New Mexico. But …someday.
…and its virtually impossible to see this area during the day.