Archivos de la categoría ‘Sensores Remotos’

Royal Bafokeng Stadium – Rustenburg, South Africa.

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The Royal Bafokeng Sports Palace is one of the stadiums for the 2010 FIFA World Cup™. The stadium is named after the Bafokeng people who live in the area. (credit: DigitalGlobe)

Loftus Versfeld Stadium – Tshwane/Pretoria, South Africa.

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Loftus Versfeld Stadium, situated in Tshwane/ Pretoria, is one of the oldest stadiums in South Africa. The stadium has been used for major sporting events since 1903, and the first concrete structure, which could accommodate only 2,000 spectators, was built by the City Council of Pretoria in 1923.(credit: DigitalGlobe)

Peter Mokaba Stadium – Polokwane, South Africa.

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Named after one of the renowned sons of the struggle and emancipation of South Africa against the apartheid regime, the Peter Mokaba Stadium holds much historical significance in South Africa. Peter Mokaba was born and bred in Polokwane and was renowned for his fighting spirit and for his inspirational leadership. (credit: DigitalGlobe)

 

Moses Mabhida Stadium – Durban, South Africa.

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The newly-built Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban will host one of the semi-finals of the 2010 FIFA World Cup™. The ground epitomizes the architectural innovation on display in South Africa and takes its design inspiration from the South African flag, with its grand arch representing the unity of this sport-loving nation. The two legs of the arch on the southern side of the stadium come together to form a single footing on the northern side, symbolizing the new unity of a once-divided country. (credit: DigitalGlobe)

Ellis Park Stadium – Johannesburg, South Africa

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Ellis Park Stadium is located in the center of Johannesburg and has hosted many epic sporting events including the final of the 2009 FIFA Confederations Cup between Brazil and the United States. The ground was given a significant face-lift before the Confederations Cup finals and now seats 62,000 fans, increasing its capacity by almost nine per cent from the previous 57,000. (credit: DigitalGlobe)

Mbombela Stadium – Nelspruit, South Africa.

The Mbombela Stadium is one of the newly-built stadia for the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa™ and it takes its name from the local municipality which incorporates the city of Nelspruit. Mbombela is siSwati (one of the 11 official languages in South Africa) and literally means ‘many people together in a small space.’ (credit: DigitalGlobe)

Free State Stadium – Bloemfontein, South Africa

Home to some of the country’s most fanatical group of supporters, the Free State Stadium is likely to be the center of attention during the FIFA World Cup™. The stadium was given a plush new look for the 2009 FIFA Confederations Cup . It hosted the memorable semi-final match between Spain and USA where the latter secured one of the biggest surprises of the tournament by sending the European champions packing in front of a capacity crowd. (credit: DigitalGlobe).

Nelson Mandela Stadium – Port Elizabeth, South Africa

The Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, set on the shores of the North End Lake is the first football dedicated stadium in the city or surrounding areas. The stadium, one of the newly-built stadiums for the 2010 FIFA World Cup™, was completed a year prior to the commencement of the world’s greatest show on earth – a major milestone for the city. (credit: DigitalGlobe)

Soccer City, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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Soccer City Stadium, Johannesburg, South Africa-June 5, 2010: One of the most artistic and awe-inspiring football venues on the African continent, the newly-reconstructed Soccer City Stadium will host the first and final matches of the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa. (credit: DigitalGlobe)

Green Point Stadium – Cape Town, South Africa

One of the most artistic football venues in South Africa, the newly-built Green Point Stadium is situated in one of the much sought-after areas in the city of Cape Town. Green Point Stadium is one of the two semi-final venues for the FIFA World Cup™. (credit: DigitalGlobe)

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 Dubai Airshow 2009, Airport Expo. Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

This half-meter resolution satellite image of Dubai International Airport was taken from 423 miles in space by the GeoEye-1 satellite on Nov. 16, 2009 during the Dubai Airshow 2009. The airshow is the foremost aerospace event in the Middle East. The GeoEye-1 satellite is owned and operated by Va.-based GeoEye, Inc. and is the world’s highest resolution commercial Earth imaging satellite.

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