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Phenomena


Phenomena

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Tornado

Waterspout near Grand Isle, La. Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Incredible photo of a waterspout near Grand Isle, La.

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Lightning Thunderstorm Clouds

Blue Lagoon Geothermal Spa, Iceland

70 mph winds whipped up this 33ft wave in San Sebastian, Spain,

frozen strawberries

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Chattanooga tornado, March 2012

Waiotapu Thermal Reserve – Rotorua, New Zealand. Waiotapu is an active geothermal area at the southern end of the Okataina Volcanic Centre, just north of the Reporoa caldera, in New Zealand’s Taupo Volcanic Zone. It is 27 kilometres south of Rotorua. The area has many hot springs noted for their colourful appearance, in addition to the Lady Knox Geyser, Champagne Pool, Artist’s Palette, Primrose Terrace and boiling mud pools.

Incredible Photos

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Volacano lava flow in Hawaii, October 26, 2014

Hawaii – Lava Flow Update 25 Oct. Saturday

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When lightning strikes sand

Wind erosion in the desert, White Desert / Egypt (by Urban Thaler).

It's a beautiful world

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waterspout

Spiral iceberg in Antarctica

Spiral Iceberg, Antarctica | A1 Pictures

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Storm Cell, The Netherlands

Split View Ice Berg, Pleneau Island, Antarctica

The Northern Lights, Iceland

Nature Photography by Cecil Whitt

Kilauea Volcano, Hawaii. One of the world's most active and perilous volcanoes, Kilauea has been erupting for more than three decades, fitfully coughing basaltic lav...

Earth's Weirdest Landscapes

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Known as "living fossils," the white-flowered trees are actually survivors of the fourth glacial period 2.5 million years ago. Zhangjiajie National Park—China's first national park—is one of many within the Wulingyuan Scenic and Historic Interest Area in Hunan Province, named a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1992. Years of erosion by vegetation and expanding ice carved Zhangjiajie National Park's narrow, terraced sandstone pillars, some of which climb over 650 feet.

Earth's Weirdest Landscapes

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Lake Hillier sits like a giant punchbowl at the edge of Middle Island in Western Australia's Recherche Archipelago. Theories differ on the origins of the lake's bubblegum hue. Some believe it comes from a dye produced by two microorganisms calledHalobacteria and Dunaliella salina, while others suspect the red halophilic bacteria that thrive in the lake's salt deposits. In any case, the lake's color isn't a trick of the light—it's positively pink, no matter where you look.

Earth's Weirdest Landscapes

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Mammatus clouds. These strange, pouchy formations often occur in association with a thunderstorm.

Bruising from lightning strike

Bruising from lightning strike - awesome!

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Annual Red Crab Migration on Christmas Island: At the beginning of the wet season (which is usually October / November), over 50 million adult red crabs suddenly start migrating from the forest to the coast.

Moqui Marbles, naturally occurring iron oxide concretions that arise from navajo sandstone. Very prevalent in the Escalante Grand Staircase National Monument

Aftermath of an ice storm in Geneva: Switzerland: by James Forsyth

A villager runs as Mount Sinabung erupts at Sigarang-Garang village in Karo district, Indonesia's North Sumatra province, Saturday. Reuters