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A Tale of Contrasting Rift Valley Lakes
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A Tale of Contrasting Rift Valley Lakes

Long and short. Deep and shallow. Salty and fresh. Blue and brown. These are Africa’s Lake Tanganyika and Lake Rukwa.

Published Jun 19, 2019

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EO On This Day
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EO On This Day

In honor of our 20th anniversary, we offer a selection of some of the most beautiful, newsworthy, interesting, and scientifically important images from the past 20 years — one for each day of the calendar year.

Published Jun 19, 2019

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Ship Tracks, Aleutian Islands
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Ship Tracks, Aleutian Islands

Exhaust creates cloud lines that trace the curved trajectories of ships.

Published Jun 14, 2019

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Lake Sambhar
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Lake Sambhar

The wet and dry seasons bring two distinct but colorful looks to this wetland in the Thar Desert.

Published Jun 14, 2019

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Lena Delta Shakes Off Winter
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Lena Delta Shakes Off Winter

After seven months encased in snow and ice, the delta emerges for the short Arctic summer.

Published Jun 13, 2019

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