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The Cape of Good Hope
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The Cape of Good Hope

Originally named the Cape of Storms, it was later renamed to Good Hope in order to attract more people to the Cape Sea Route.

Published Aug 16, 2019

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Nighttime Swirls
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Nighttime Swirls

A common cloud pattern, known as von Kármán vortices, makes an appearance at night.

Published Aug 16, 2019

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Heavy Monsoon Rains Flood South Asia
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Heavy Monsoon Rains Flood South Asia

Western India and Burma (Myanmar) suffered through dramatic flooding and landslides in early August 2019.

Published Aug 14, 2019

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A Misty Morning in the Mountains
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A Misty Morning in the Mountains

A glorious winter morning view greeted astronauts as they passed over the rugged peaks of Peru’s Cordillera Blanca.

Published Aug 9, 2019

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Typhoon Lekima Nears China
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Typhoon Lekima Nears China

Twin typhoons continued to churn across the Western Pacific Ocean, threatening East Asian countries with destructive winds and rain.

Published Aug 9, 2019

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