Letters to the North Pole
Unlike the South Pole, the geographic North Pole does not lie on a land mass.
Lake Meredith's Return
Lake Meredith National Recreation Area takes its name from the water body it surrounds in the Texas Panhandle.
Seeing Historic Route 66 from Above
Route 66 was established in November 1926.
Antarctica's Blue Ice
Antarctica's interior is circled by glacial ice flows that move outward from the frozen continent’s surface.
Fires Burning Across California
Satellites have captured views of the numerous major fires burning in California.
Pine Island Glacier, Antarctica
Another large iceberg recently broke off Pine Island Glacier, Antarctica. According to the U.S. National Ice Center, this iceberg, named B-46, has an area of 87 square miles. That’s slightly larger than the iceberg that previously separated from the glacier in September 2017.
Elwha River Dam Removal, Washington
In September 2011, the largest dam removal project in U.S. history began.
Hurricane Michael Batters Florida Panhandle
Hurricane Michael made landfall in the Florida Panhandle on October 10, 2018.
Cottonwood Fire, 2016
October 16, 2018, marks the two-year anniversary of the Cottonwood Fire in western South Dakota.
A World of Hops
Around six million people visit the Bavarian city of Munich each year for Oktoberfest, a celebration of suds that coincides with the hops harvest.