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2019 brought many memorable events on Planet Earth. NASA satellites and astronauts captured a lot of the action — from new discoveries to tracking natural events to capturing amazing scenery. Here are a few highlights from around the globe.
December 20, 2019
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Lena Delta Shakes Off Winter
Edge of Ice
Lava Lake Discovered on Mount Michael
All Eyes on Tonga’s Kingdom of Volcanoes
A Honking Fluttering Spectacle
Drought Reveals Lost Spanish Stonehenge
Tropical Cyclone Idai
Darkness in the Wake of Idai
Early Spring Flooding on the Mississippi River
Uptick in Amazon Fire Activity in 2019
Tracking Peruvian Forest Loss from Space
A Trail of Night Lights