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Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics: Fisht Stadium From Space (PICTURE)

12/02/2014 11:28 GMT | Updated 12/02/2014 11:59 GMT

Olympic spectacles can often be out of this world, and Nasa have revealed a stunning aerial shot of the Sochi 2014 Winter Games base.

One of the Expedition 38 crew members aboard the International Space Station downlinked a vertical 600mm nocturnal view of the Olympic Village, which clearly shows the site of the 2014 Winter Olympics.

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A vertical 600mm night view of Sochi's Fisht Stadium

The Fisht Stadium, the 40,000-capacity stadium named after Mount Fish, stands out as the bright circular structure beside the Black Sea coast.

Sochi, based in Krasnodar Krai, is located near the border between Georgia/Abkhazia and Russia and has an area of 1,353 square miles.

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