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The powerful winter storm that has been affecting much of the central and western U.S. continues to intensify as it moves into Canada.
This image of the Transantarctic Mountains was taken from the NASA P-3 airborne laboratory on Nov. 27, 2013, near the end of the 2013 IceBridge Antarctic campaign.
The bedrock hidden beneath the thick ice sheets covering Greenland and Antarctica has intrigued researchers for years.
This image from Japan's ALOS satellite shows the Aorounga Crater in northern Chad. The crater is just south of the Tibesti Mountains, a range of inactive - with some potentially active - volcanoes in the central Sahara desert.
This false-colour composite image from the Kompsat-2 satellite shows part of the Qarhan Salt Lake on the Tibetan Plateau in China.
The journey to the Concordia research base in Antarctica is never predictable. Delays due to weather can keep travellers at the stopover points for days.
Thanksgiving is a time for family, for feasting, and for gratitude in the United States. It is also a time when the nation's transportation network is clogged with travelers.
Even if carbon dioxide emissions came to a sudden halt, the carbon dioxide already in Earth's atmosphere could continue to warm our planet for hundreds of years, according to Princeton University-led research published in the journal Nature Climate Change.
One of the Expedition 38 crew members aboard the ISS used a 180mm lens to photograph this oblique image featuring the Galapagos Islands or Islas Galapagos, distributed on either side of the Equator in the eastern Pacific Ocean.
The Dasht-e Lut salt desert in southeast Iran is captured in this Envisat image.
This MODIS image taken by NASA's Aqua satellite on Nov. 10, 2013, shows an iceberg that was part of the Pine Island Glacier and is now separating from the Antarctica continent.
Tropical Cyclone 03A made landfall in Somalia and moved inland where it is dissipating over eastern Ethiopia today, Nov. 12. NASA's Aqua, Terra and TRMM satellites passed over the cyclone an captured images of 03A before and after it made landfall.
Elbow room. It's not something one would think to be lacking at South Pole - a location so remote that the first polar explorers only visited the geographic bottom of the planet a little more than a century ago.
@AstroKarenN Typhoon Haiyan. November 9. pic.twitter.com/3Km8rLiC05
Super-Typhoon Haiyan was lashing the central and southern Philippines on Nov. 7 bringing maximum sustained winds of a Category 5 hurricane. NASA is providing visible, infrared and microwave satellite data to forecasters and warnings are in effect for the Philippines and Micronesia as Haiyan moves west.
Lakes and mountains of western Uganda are captured in this Envisat radar image. The area pictured is part of the Albertine Rift, a branch of the East African Rift where the Somali Plate is splitting away from the rest of the continent.
This photograph by an astronaut on the International Space Station highlights the snout of the Upsala Glacier (49.88°S, 73.3°W) on the Argentine side of the North Patagonian Icefield. Ice flow in this glacier comes from the north (right in this rotated image).
NASA hosted a Google+ Hangout news conference on Tuesday, Oct. 29 to share information about Operation IceBridge's upcoming airborne field campaign in Antarctica.
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