10 Jul '11, 10pm

Sault Ste Marie, Ontario and Michigan [image] #NASA

The twin cities of Sault Ste Marie are located across the St. Mary’s River, which forms part of the international boundary between Canada (Province of Ontario) and the United States (State of Michigan). This astronaut photograph highlights the two cities, as well as the lakes and islands that separate Lakes Huron and Superior, two of the Great Lakes of North America. Smaller lakes include Lake George to the west, and the large forested islands of St. Joseph and Drummond are visible at image upper left. The Sault Ste Marie urban areas (image lower left) have a distinctive gray to white color, contrasting with the deep green of forested areas in Ontario and the lighter green of agricultural fields in Michigan. The water surfaces in the lakes and rivers vary from blue to blue-green to silver, likely the result of varying degrees of sediment and sunglint—light reflecting from ...

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Final Hook-Up [image] #NASA

Final Hook-Up [image] #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 14 Jul '11, 10pm

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Ponds on the Ocean [image] #NASA

Ponds on the Ocean [image] #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 13 Jul '11, 10pm

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Poças no oceano (via @NASA)

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 19 Jul '11, 11pm

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Reactions to Michigan Woman Facing Jail Time for Veggie Garden

Reactions to Michigan Woman Facing Jail Time fo...

ecorazzi.com 10 Jul '11, 10am

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Two Views of the Painted Desert [image] #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 16 Jul '11, 10pm

In northern Arizona lies an expanse of arid, erosion-prone badlands made of multicolored mudstones and clays. This “Painte...