Astronaut Luca Parmitano captured from ISS Tenerife Island, the largest and most-populated island of the eight Canary Islands, under the administration of Spain.
With 5 million tourists visiting each year, Tenerife is one of the most important tourist destinations in Spain, hosting one of the world’s largest carnivals, the Carnival of Santa Cruz de Tenerife. Teide National Park is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is in the center of the island. In it, the Mount Teide has the highest elevation of Spain, the highest of the islands of the Atlantic Ocean, and is the third-largest volcano in the world from its base.
The local scenery on the ground is as follows.