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Rain Brought Brief Relief to Australia
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Rain Brought Brief Relief to Australia

Bushfire counts dipped in mid-January when much-needed rainfall poured down on New South Wales and Victoria.

Published Jan 24, 2020

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How Cancún Grew into a Major Resort
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How Cancún Grew into a Major Resort

Once one of the poorest regions of Mexico, Cancún is now a bustling tourist city with millions of visitors each year.

Published Jan 23, 2020

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Beysehir and Egirdir
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Beysehir and Egirdir

Two of the largest freshwater lakes in Turkey sit on the Anatolia Plateau.

Published Jan 23, 2020

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Windblown Ash from Taal Volcano
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Windblown Ash from Taal Volcano

Low-level winds lifted ash lying on and around the volcano after its recent eruption.

Published Jan 22, 2020

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Etosha Pan Refills
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Etosha Pan Refills

For much of the year, the salt pan is bone dry. But when the wet season brings abundant rains, the large, shallow basin becomes a temporary oasis.

Published Jan 21, 2020

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