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Human Presence

O Christmas Tree! from Space
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O Christmas Tree! from Space

Shaped like an evergreen conifer, Lake Dukan is the largest lake in Iraqi Kurdistan.

Published Dec 21, 2018

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All of You on the Good Earth
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All of You on the Good Earth

These iconic photos are not new, but their message never gets old.

Published Dec 21, 2018

Image of the Day Life Human Presence

Soggy 2018 for the Eastern U.S.
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Soggy 2018 for the Eastern U.S.

See where shallow groundwater has responded to the unusually wet conditions this year.

Published Dec 19, 2018

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Lilongwe and Landsat Grew Up Together
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Lilongwe and Landsat Grew Up Together

A fishing town became a bustling city after Malawi’s president moved the capital there.

Published Dec 18, 2018

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Beautiful Cuba
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Beautiful Cuba

Civilization’s footprint on this Caribbean island has been relatively light.

Published Dec 14, 2018

Image of the Day Land Water Human Presence