http://antwrp.gsfc.nasa.gov/apod/image/0011/earthlights_dmsp_big.jpg The image is a panoramic view of the world from the new space station.
Finally, a definition of globalization that one can understand and to which we now can relate:
Giant tabular icebergs surrounded by ice floe drift in Vincennes Bay in the Australian Antarctic Territory in 2008. Two strong earthquakes 40 minutes apart rocked the remote South Orkney Islands in Antarctica, experts from the US Geological Survey said. Two strong earthquakes 40 minutes apart rocked the remote South Orkney Islands in Antarctica on Sunday, experts from the US Geological Survey said.
The beautiful and distinctive U-shaped glacial valleys typical of alpine areas from Alaska to New Zealand have fascinated and frustrated geologists for centuries. While it seems obvious that glaciers scoured the bedrock for millions of years, what the landscape looked like before glaciers appeared, and how the glaciers changed that landscape over time, have remained a mystery.
To get some very basic descriptions of the Earth we will start by describing some of the simplest of all the Earth's properties - how big, how heavy, how hot, how strong - and how they were deduced.
Ground Water and Surface Water A Single Resource--USGS Circular 1139
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