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Published: Sat, 03 Dec 2016 02:05:01 -0500

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Powerful Earthquake Exposes New Land Near Kaikoura
The quake lifted rocks, seaweed, and creatures above the water line in some coastal areas of New Zealand.



Fires in Israel
In November, thousands of people were forced to flee Haifa.



Powerful Earthquake Exposes New Land Near Kaikoura
The quake lifted rocks, seaweed, and creatures above the water line in some coastal areas of New Zealand.



Fires Continue to Rage in the Southeast
Satellites captured imagery of fires burning near Gatlinburg during the day and night.



Rare November Snow in Tokyo
Central Tokyo is more gray than white, suggesting less accumulation or faster melting.



The Chesapeake Bay Watershed: Still Cloudy, With a Chance of Clearing
It is the largest estuary in the United States and third largest in the world. Once sculpted and changed by ice, water, and powerful geologic forces over tens of millions of years, today's Bay is shaped by human forces as well.