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Manchuria in China
Manchuria in China
Manchuria, the northeastern part of China is a geographical and historical region that consists of Heilongjiang, Jilin and Liaoning provinces and the eastern half of the autonomous region of Nei Monggol (Inner Mongolia). The area is roughly 450,000 square miles (1,165,000 km 2 ). Manchuria is bordered by Mongolia, Russia, North Korea, and arms of the Yellow Sea.
The heart of the region is the extensive Manchurian Plain, which is nearly enclosed by heavily forested mountain ranges and hills.
Date: 31/05/2013
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Manchuria in China
Lake in Canada
Lake in Canada
Hudson Bay (Inuktitut: Kangiqsualuk ilua) is a large body of saltwater in northeastern Canada. It drains a very large area, about 3,861,400 square kilometres (1,490,900 sq mi),that includes parts of Ontario, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Alberta, most of Manitoba, southeastern Nunavut, as well as parts of North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, and Montana. The southern arm of Hudson Bay is called James Bay.

The Eastern Cree name for Hudson and James Bay is Wînipekw (Southern dialect) or Wînipâkw (Northern dialect), meaning muddy or brackish water. Lake Winnipeg is similarly named by the local Cree, as is the location for the City of Winnipeg.

Hudson Bay encompasses 1,230,000 square kilometres (470,000 sq mi), making it the second-largest bay in the world (after the Bay of Bengal). The bay is relatively shallow and is considered an epicontinental sea, with an average depth of about 100 metres (330 ft) (compared to 2,600 metres in the Bay of Bengal). It is about 1,370 km (850 mi) long and 1,050 km (650 mi) wide. On the east it is connected with the Atlantic Ocean by Hudson Strait; on the north, with the Arctic Ocean by Foxe Basin (which is not considered part of the bay), and Fury and Hecla Strait. Geographic coordinates: 78° to 95° W, 51° to 70° N.

Hudson Bay is part of the North Atlantic Ocean. Sometimes the Hudson Bay and Hudson Strait basins are considered part of Arctic Ocean despite that their waters flow predominantly to the Atlantic. Some sources describe Hudson Bay as a marginal sea of the Atlantic Ocean, or the Arctic Ocean.
(From: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hudson_Bay)
Date: 04/08/2013
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Lake in Canada
Peninsula W-India
Peninsula W-India
Kathiawar is a peninsula in western India, which is part of the Saurashtra region on the Arabian Sea coast of Gujarat state. It is bounded on the north by the great wetland of the Rann of Kutch. (The blue parts on the image).
Gir National Park, which includes the forested hills around Girnar, is home to the last remaining Asiatic lions left in the wild. The natural vegetation on most of the peninsula is xeric scrub, part of the Northwestern thorn scrub forests ecoregion. A range of low hills, known as the Gir Hills, occupies the south-central portion of the peninsula. The hills are home to an enclave of tropical dry broadleaf forest, part of the Kathiawar-Gir dry deciduous forests ecoregion. Gir National Park, which includes the forested hills around Girnar, is home to the last remaining Asiatic lions left in the wild. Other national parks on Kathiawar are Blackbuck National Park (Velavadar) on the Gulf of Cambay and Marine National Park, on the Gulf of Kutch near Jamnagar.
Date: 17032013 RGB: B3B2B0
Peninsula W-India
Snow in the Taklimakan Desert
Snow in the Taklimakan Desert
The Taklimakan Desert, also known as Taklamakan and Teklimakan, is a desert in northwest China, in the southwest portion of the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region. It is bounded by the Kunlun Mountains to the south, and the desert Pamir Mountains and Tian Shan (ancient Mount Imeon) to the west and north.
Taklamakan is a paradigmatic cold desert climate. Given its relative proximity with the cold to frigid air masses in Siberia, extreme lows are recorded in wintertime, sometimes well below -20 °C (-4 °F).
Date: 01/01/2013
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Snow in the Taklimakan Desert
Florida
Florida
The largest subtropical wilderness in the United States, Everglades National Park protects an unparalleled landscape filled with curious flora and fauna.
At nearly 1.5 million acres in size, the park provides important habitat for numerous rare and endangered species like the manatee, American crocodile, and the elusive Florida panther.
The Florida keys are a coral archipelago in southeast United States. At the nearest point, the southern tip of Key West is just 90 miles (140 km) from Cuba. The climate of the Keys is defined as subtropical according to Köppen climate classification
Date: 22/12/2012 RGB: B3B2B0
Florida
The Korea peninsula
The Korea peninsula
On the Korean peninsula are almost 300.000 hectares of National Park besides the Marine Nationa Parks (almost 320.000 hectares).
Date: 18/11/2012
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The Korea peninsula
Australia coast
Australia coast
The island Dirk Hartog is the second largest island of Australia, named after the Dutch explorer who discovered the west coastline in 1616 as first European. More north you can find Lake Macleod which is one of the most importand wetlands of Australia. Over 1% of the world populations of Red-necked Stints, Curlew Sandpipers, Banded Stilts, Red-necked Avocets and Red-capped Plovers, as well as a population of Dusky Gerygones can be found here.
Date: 08/11/2012
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Australia coast
Aral sea
Aral sea
Picture of the Aral sea. Date: 13092012 RGB: B3B2B0
Aral sea
North Carolina Coast
North Carolina Coast
Beautiful image from the coastline of North Carolina. In the north of the Outer Banks you can find Kitty Hawk, famous of the brothers Wright.
Date: 20120628 RGB: B3B2B0
North Carolina Coast
Spring in greenland
Spring in greenland
Greenland at the start of spring. Date: 2012-03-14. RGB: B3B2B0
Spring in greenland