27 Nov '11, 11pm

Snowfall on the Selenga River Delta, Russia [image] #NASA

This astronaut photograph from the International Space Station reveals the Selenga River Delta, which is built out into Lake Baikal in Russia. The delta (image center) is lobate in form, with an intricate network of channels and levees surrounded by marshlands. This suggests the development of the delta is governed by the sediment load carried by the river, and any modifications due to lake tides or waves are relatively minor. Further out into the lake, dark brown depositional bars are visible, forming a rough arc marking the edge of the delta. Snow cover on the river floodplain highlights numerous secondary channels, as well as channels previously occupied by the river but now abandoned. The snow cover also traces the outlines of agricultural fields to the southwest and northeast. Lake Baikal is a World Heritage Site. The Selenga River is the major contributor of water to...

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This astronaut photograph from the International Space Station reveals the Selenga River Delta, which is built out into La...

Snowfall on the Selenga River Delta, Russia: Th...

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 27 Nov '11, 11pm

This astronaut photograph from the International Space Station reveals the Selenga River Delta, which is built out into La...

Oulu, Finland [image] #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 26 Nov '11, 11pm

The city of Oulu, Finland, lies at the mouth of the Oulujoki River along the Gulf of Bothnia. The northerly location makes...

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Russia's Vladimir Putin accepts presidential nomination

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straitstimes.com 27 Nov '11, 12pm

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Salar de Atacama, Chile [image] #NASA

Salar de Atacama, Chile [image] #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 28 Nov '11, 11pm

Chile’s Atacama Desert may be the driest place on Earth. Large stretches of the Atacama have gone without moisture for as ...

SO2 Pollution Controls Bring Results [image] #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 02 Dec '11, 12am

View Image Comparison View Both Images Scientists, regulators, and the electric power industry came together to address a ...

Jakobshavn Glacier [image] #NASA

Jakobshavn Glacier [image] #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 02 Dec '11, 11pm

Under the lens of a microscope or a telescope, familiar objects can appear alien because the lines of the familiar resolve...

Only in Russia - blog.ariff via @ariffshah

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