Earth

Earth

CURIOSITIES:

Yueyaquan - Lake surrounded by desert dunes

Yueyaquan – Lake surrounded by desert dunes

 


Tectonic plates - Moving very slowly

Tectonic plates – Moving very slowly

 


Brussels tunnel - Arcades and tunnel Cinquantenaire, Belgium

Brussels tunnel – Experiment with photocatalysis

 


Vasco da Gama - Researcher of sea route to India

Vasco da Gama – Researcher of sea route to India
 
 
 


Earth's deepest borehole - Borehole SG-3 on postage stamp USRR, 1987Earth's deepest borehole - Borehole SG-3

Earth’s deepest borehole

 
 
 


Earth's crust layers

Earth’s crust layers

 


Indonesian volcano explosion - Volcano TamboraIndonesian volcano explosion - Sumbawa island mapIndonesian volcano explosion - Volcano Tambora crater

Indonesian volcano explosion

 


Light pollution - City lights

Light pollution – Light scattered in the atmosphere

 


Soil formed continuously - Water erosion

Soil formed continuously – Erosion is natural process
 
 
 


Antarctica Station research expedition - Antarctica Station Map

Antarctica Station research expedition

 


Biggest oil spills - Coast of Galicia after a leak from the tanker MT PrestigeBiggest oil spills - Fire on the Deepwater Horizon oil platformBiggest oil spills - Cleanup coast of Alaska after a leak from the tanker MT Exxon ValdezBiggest oil spills - Dark smoke and fire on the Deepwater Horizon oil platform

Biggest oil spills – Have long-term consequences

 


Turquoise water color - Faaker See Lake

Turquoise water color – Floating particles of limestone

 


Artificial carbon forms - Carbon nanotube modelArtificial carbon forms - Spherical Fullerene-C60

Artificial carbon forms – Nanotube and fullerenes

 


Catastrophic whirlwind - Tri-State_State_Tornado_Damage_Longfellow_School_2Catastrophic whirlwind - Tri-State_Tornado_Damage_Baptist_Church_at_Murphysboro,_ILCatastrophic whirlwind - 1925 tornado-p2o-b

Catastrophic whirlwind – Strongest tornado

 


Seikan railway tunnel - Honshu and Hokkaido connection

Seikan railway tunnel – Honshu-Hokkaido connection

 


Meteorological week analysis - Observatory Lindenberg, Germany

Meteorological week analysis

 


English rivers waters - Substances blocking fertility

English rivers waters – Substances blocking fertility

 
 


Antarctic temperature changes - Antarctica_Subglacial_Lakes_Map

Antarctic temperature changes

 


Lake Baikal bottom - Moon on Baikal

Lake Baikal bottom – Russian mini-submarine Mir-2
 
 
 


James Clark Ross - British officer, explorer, discoverer

James Clarke Ross – Officer, explorer, discoverer
 
 
 


Bacteria under ocean bottom - Atlantic Ocean surface

Bacteria under ocean bottom

 


Lanthanides extraction in China - Miners in ChinaLanthanides extraction in China - Lanthanides in the periodic table

Lanthanides extraction in China

 


Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea

 
 


Water from well - Rudza, water well turnstiles

Water from well

 


Midnight sun - Midnight sun phenomenon

Midnight sun

 


Earth's magnetic field weakening - North magnetic pole

Earth’s magnetic field weakening
 
 


Dirty water victims - Dirty water from the river Nile

Dirty water victims – 6000 people

 
 


Earth's largest volcano - Tamu Massif, about 1000 Miles east of Japan

Earth’s largest volcano – at the bottom of the Pacific
 


Life on Earth - BlueMarble 2001-2002

Life on Earth – 1.75 billion years will keep life
 


Earthquake lights

Earthquake lights – 400 km from the epicenter
 


When was created amber - Amber

When was created amber

 


Amazon direction - Amazon

Amazon direction – Creation of rainforest

 


First man didn't take dogs - Bering land bridge

First man didn’t take dogs – by frozen Bering Strait
 


2014 warmest year - Haze and clouds obscure the setting sun

2014 warmest year – According to analysis of NOAA
 


Temperature records - Surfer on beach

Temperature records – In Europe, 2014

 


Rainbow forming ways - Rainbow

Rainbow forming ways – Meteorological phenomenon

 


Double rainbow

Double rainbow – From Earth looks like semicircle

 


Night rainbow - Namdaemun market, Seoul, South Korea

Night rainbow – Break down light of moon
 
 
 


Real flights targets - Ryanair, Boeing 737

Real flights targets – Cheap airlines hide destinations

 


Lightnings over world - Lightnings on Las Cruces, New Mexico

Lightnings over world – In every second 60 to 100

 


Church tower protruding from water - Lake Reschensee

Church tower protruding from water

 


Global gold resources - Gold

Global gold resources – Currently in circulation

 


Longest continental volcanic belt - Australia

Longest continental volcanic belt

 


Optical fibers connecting continents

Optical fibers connecting continents
 


Vesuvius remains active

Vesuvius remains active – Volcano near Naples

 


Ocean currents influence weather conditions

Ocean currents influence weather conditions