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Vatnajökull is the largest glacier in all of Europe, lies in southeastern Iceland. In places 400 meters (1,312 feet) thick, the massive glacier covers 8 percent of the entire country. Vatnajökull is subject to glacial melt floods because of several active volcanoes heat melts portions of the bottom side of the glacier…(Read More)

In the below Envisat image (acquired on 6 March 2010) North America’s three lakes are pictured. Snow cover is evident across the land, and we can see ice build-up along some of the lakes’ edges. Lake Erie is the fourth largest lake (by surface area) of the five Great Lakes in North America…(Read More)

Milan at Night

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The metropolitan area of Milan (or Milano) illuminates the Italian region of Lombardy in a pattern evocative of a patchwork quilt. The city of Milan forms a dense cluster of lights in this astronaut photograph, with brilliant white lights indicating the historic center of the city where the Duomo di Milano (Milan Cathedral) is located…(Read More)

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