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Terceira Island is one of nine volcanic islands in the Azores archipelago, which straddles the Mid-Atlantic Ridge at a triple junction.
This national park in western Argentina is rich in plant, mammal, and dinosaur fossils, as well as rocks dating back 200 million years.
The desert mountain in Iran is a geologic menagerie of fault lines, exposed volcanic rocks, and alluvial fans.
Palo Duro and Caprock Canyons provide insight into Texas geologic and human history.
In the Utah desert, the red rocks, cliffs, and canyons of this nautically named national park—and many of its famous fossils—owe their existence to water.
A new map shows the height of Earth’s forests, from stubby saplings to timbers towering more than 50 meters tall, across the entire land surface.
Since May 2018, when Ki&#772lauea’s lava lake last drained, the summit crater has filled with water, erupted again, boiled off the water, and refilled with lava.
Scientists are measuring emissions from dying mangrove forests in order to learn something about soaring global levels of the greenhouse gas.
The dormant volcano in Southern Peru is a complex mix of structures.
The fast-moving blaze charred grassland in eastern Mongolia.
Greening valleys and sinuous reservoirs near Knoxville stand out in this April satellite image.
One of Asia’s largest rivers carves the landscape and people carve a living from its floodplain.
Dust, clouds, and greening landscapes punctuate an April scene in Central Asia.
Issaouane Erg, a sand sea in Algeria’s Tassili n’Ajjer National Park, contains some of the tallest star dunes on Earth.