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Nick Brandt

Photographer Nick Brandt took photos of the birds that die in the deadly Lake Natron in northern Tanzania. The alkalinity levels are so high in the lake it causes the animals to turn into statues, preserving them forever.

calcified dove - Nick Brandt

Photographer Nick Brandt took photos of the birds that die in the deadly Lake Natron in northern Tanzania. The alkalinity levels are so high in the lake it causes the animals to turn into statues, preserving them forever.

Eduard Imhof, cartography.

Eduard Imhof January 1895 – 27 April was a professor of cartography at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zürich, from.

Photographs of earth / ESA.

An area covering northern Namibia and southern Angola is pictured in this image. Running across the image, the Okavango River forms the border between Namibia to the south and Angola to the north.

Martin Krzywinski @ MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca

The Beautiful Flow of Pi. Cristian Ilies Vasile designed this visualization of the first digits of the mathematical constant pi using Circos to plot the sequence of digits…in a circular pattern of course!

Photographs of earth / ESA.

Sand and dust from the Sahara Desert blowing across the Atlantic Ocean along the coasts of Mauritania (top), Senegal (middle) and Guinea Bissau (bottom), ESA

Photographs of earth / ESA.

The northern end of the Persian Gulf, along with the border of Iran and Iraq and the mouth of the Shatt al-Arab river, USGS/ESA