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Smoke Blankets British Columbia

Smoke Blankets British Columbia

Hundreds of fires are burning in the Canadian province.

Published Aug 15, 2018

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The Abyss of Time

The Abyss of Time

On a boat at a rocky promontory in Scotland, farmer James Hutton made an argument that changed our understanding of Earth’s age and helped establish the science of geology.

Published Aug 14, 2018

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The Most Erosive Area on the Padma

The Most Erosive Area on the Padma

As the shape of river changes over decades, the upper reaches show the most change, particularly with widening and meandering bends.

Published Aug 13, 2018

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Lake Van, Turkey

Lake Van, Turkey

Rich in carbonate species and salts, the basin is the largest alkaline lake in the world.

Published Aug 12, 2018

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Winter in the Andes

Winter in the Andes

Every austral winter in the central Andes, fresh snowfall covers and fills the gaps between mountaintops that have more permanent snow and ice.

Published Aug 11, 2018

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