Astronaut Alex Gerst captured from ISS Shark Bay, West Australia.
Shark Bay is a World Heritage Site in the Gascoyne region of Western Australia. Shark Bay is most renowned for stromatolites (colonies of microbial mats that form hard, dome-shaped deposits which are said to be the oldest life forms on earth). The property is also famous for its rich marine life including a large population of dugongs, and provides a refuge for a number of other globally threatened species.
The local scenery on the ground is as follows.