Astronaut Randy Bresnik captured from ISS the Southern Alps, New Zealand.
The Southern Alps is a mountain range extending along much of the length of New Zealand’s South Island, reaching its greatest elevations near the range’s western side. The image shows the northern part of tallest peak Aoraki / Mount Cook (3,724m) near Whataroa. Dynamic view of the glacier is recognized.
The local scenery on the ground near Whataroa is as follows.