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Countdown to Calving at Brunt Ice Shelf

Countdown to Calving at Brunt Ice Shelf

Cracks growing across the ice shelf are poised to release an iceberg about twice size of New York City.

Published Feb 20, 2019

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A Strong Start to Sierra Snowpack

A Strong Start to Sierra Snowpack

A succession of storms in January and February dumped huge amounts of snow on the Sierra Nevada.

Published Feb 19, 2019

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Missouri Plateau

Missouri Plateau

The Rocky Mountains meet the Great Plains at this flatland of the central-northwest United States.

Published Feb 18, 2019

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Cologne, Germany

Cologne, Germany

The city is the cultural, historic, and economic capital of the Rhineland, a vital inland port, and the busiest rail junction in Germany.

Published Feb 17, 2019

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Llullaillaco Volcano

Llullaillaco Volcano

The dry climate around the world's second tallest volcano provides a good habitat for preserving archeological discoveries.

Published Feb 16, 2019

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