Terra cognita: wind, fire, and ice

A series compiling interesting snapshots of ourselves and the planet we inhabit, courtesy of the eyes in the sky.

Typhoon Muifa [Source:  NASA Earth Observatory].

Volcanic activity at Krakatau –see also:  evidence of marine genetic recovery after its geologic mother’s epic eruption in 1883  [Source:  NASA Earth Observatory].

Calving of icebergs from the Sulzberger Ice Shelf in Antartica due to the March 2011 tsunami offshore of Japan [Source:  NASA Earth Observatory]

False color composite LandSat image showing a river delta of Guinea-Bissau [Source:  NASA Goddard Photo and Video on Flickr]



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