EARTH -- 02 Apr 2013 -- While a high-pressure weather system brought warmer than normal temperatures to Greenland and northern Canada in March 2013, much of North America, Europe, and Asia shivered through weeks of unseasonably cool temperatures. The contrasting temperatures are no coincidence: the same unusual pressure pattern in the upper atmosphere caused both events -- Picture by Lightroom Photos/NASA
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The Chinese Empire and Japan. A double page spread from an 1872 atlas. The Yellow River (Hoang-Ho) is highlighted in blue across the centre of the map, while the printed names of Mongolia, Pekin (now Beijing) and the Pacific Ocean are ringed in red.
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from Phillips Atlas of the World, for The Bennett College,Sheffield, published circa 1925
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Map of the Republic of the Seven United Netherlands drawn by Johannes Janssoniussd part of his atlas ''Belgii Foederati Nova Descriptio'' which was published in Amsterdam in 1658 -- Picture by Lightroom Photos