By Amanda

LifeBuzz Staff

33 Iconic Landmarks Like You’ve Never Seen Them Before, The Hoover Dam Will Blow Your Mind.

From where we stand on the earth's surface, it's impossible to see how beautifully complex our surroundings our. As our world grows and changes, so do the elements around us. Sometimes, our impact on the planet is not a positive one.

That's the idea that the people at Overview NYC are trying to call to light. Their project, known as the Overview Effect, refers tot he sensation that astronauts have when they look down and view the earth as a whole, causing them to reflect on the world's enormity and complexity all at once. Here's what Overview NYC had to say about their images on their website:

Overviews (what we call these images) focus on the places and moments where human activity—for better or for worse—has shaped the landscape. Each Overview starts with a thought experiment. We consider the places where man has left his mark on the planet and then conduct the necessary research to identify locations (and the corresponding geo-coordinates) to convey that idea.

Check out the mesmerizing photos below.

Massive, residential houses are built on circular canals near the Gulf of Mexico in Hitchcock, Texas, USA.

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The giant bubble-like biomes at The Eden Project in Cornwall, England comprise the world's largest greenhouse.

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Next, here's spectacular photos of Adriatic beaches.

Source: Daily Overview