Africa has been slow to embark on space travel. But new projects on the continent look promising. South Africa's ambitious Square Kilometer Array project aims to build the world's biggest radio telescope that will help scientists paint a detailed picture of some of the deepest reaches of outer space. <br /><br />Pictured here: a composite image of the MeerKAT and Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder (ASKAP) satellites.
Map of Tassili n’Ajjer is a Tamahaq name meaning “plateau” of the Ajjer people (the Kel Ajjer is group of tribes whose traditional territory was here). Much of the 1,500-2,100 meter high plateau is protected by an 80,000 square kilometer National Park. Africa
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The Guatemala Mayan Ruins of Tikal are a UNESCO World Heritage site situated in a 575 square kilometer National Park. The park contains thousands of ruins including massive stone temples scattered throughout the jungle dating back to 900 BC. You may even recognize some of them from the movie Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope via @livedreamdiscov
Friends of NASA: Tondo, Manila, Philippines | Earth | Satellite Tondo is one of the most densely populated areas of the world with 72,000+ inhabitants per square kilometer. Located in the northwest portion of Manila, the capital of the Philippines, the district is primarily residential and contains many of the city’s slums. 14.617°N 120.967°E 10/28/2014 https://plus.google.com/u/0/