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Human Presence

Hagibis Heads Toward Japan
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Hagibis Heads Toward Japan

A broad region could experience destructive winds as the typhoon approaches land.

Published Oct 11, 2019

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Virginia’s Volcanic Past
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Virginia’s Volcanic Past

A small volcano erupted in the Shenandoah Valley 48 million years ago.

Published Oct 11, 2019

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Rapeseed Agriculture, Kursk Oblast
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Rapeseed Agriculture, Kursk Oblast

Yellow flowers brighten the landscape of southwestern Russia.

Published Oct 10, 2019

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Assateague on the Move
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Assateague on the Move

Assateague, Chincoteague, and Wallops provide a rare example of overlapping barrier islands. All of them are constantly in motion.

Published Oct 8, 2019

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Unusual Monsoon Season Causes Flooding in India
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Unusual Monsoon Season Causes Flooding in India

2019 has brought exceptional rain to some areas, and the monsoon is retreating later than any season in recent memory.

Published Oct 7, 2019

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