Satelite Photo of La Palma

This is one photo I didn’t take myself – I wish! As you probably guessed, it’s a NASA photo, taken from the Space Shuttle in 2008.

If you want to see the high-resolution version, together with some text about the geology of La Palma, and how the image was taken, click

Posted by sheila

Sheila came to La Palma with a six month contract and has stayed 24 years so far. She used to work as a software engineer at the observatory, but now she's a writer and Starlight guide.

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