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Human Presence

Fueled by the Nile
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Fueled by the Nile

Irrigation from Lake Nasser, one of the world’s largest man-made lakes, has increased the amount of arable land and crop production in Egypt.

Published Jul 7, 2020

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Landslide Blocks Rio Colca
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Landslide Blocks Rio Colca

In Peru, a landslide damaged farmland and stopped the flow of an important local river.

Published Jul 2, 2020

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Space Station Sails Across the Sun
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Space Station Sails Across the Sun

A NASA photographer captured the ISS as it passed directly between the Sun and Earth.

Published Jun 26, 2020

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Ankara at Night
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Ankara at Night

Bright shades of white and yellow light up the geographic and political heart of Turkey.

Published Jun 26, 2020

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Contrasting Landscape in Namibia
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Contrasting Landscape in Namibia

The town of Mariental sits at the convergence of the Kalahari Desert and the Central Plateau.

Published Jun 24, 2020

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