Eau Claire Planet Walk: Earth

Photographed May 23, 2015
Erected 2013 by Eau Claire Planet Walk
Eau Claire, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin
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Eau Claire Planet Walk
Marker donated by Pat and Jim Simonsen

The marker is located near the entrance to the Eau Claire Downtown Farmers Market on southbound Riverfront Terrace, south of its intersection with East Madison Street / U.S. Route 12, at 300 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire, Wisconsin 54703.

Space.com: Planet Earth: Facts About Its Orbit, Atmosphere & Size

Wikipedia: Earth

This marker is one of a series of markers included in the Eau Claire Planet Walk;

The marker is visible in the center of the photo.

"The Blue Marble" is a famous photograph of the Earth taken on December 7, 1972, by the crew of the Apollo 17 spacecraft en route to the Moon at a distance of about 29,000 kilometres (18,000 mi). It shows Africa, Antarctica, and the Arabian Peninsula.
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The Eau Claire Planet Walk is located in Eau Claire, Wisconsin.

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