Earth, Then and Now: Dramatic Changes in Our Planet Presented by Incredible NASA Images


If you compare some of the photographs which can be found on NASA’s website, you can really see how human beings have changed the appearance of our world over the years. The time difference between these images ranges from five to 100 years. Incredible stuff.

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Pedersen Glacier, Alaska. Summer, 1917 — summer, 2005

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Aral Sea, Central Asia. August, 2000 — August, 2014

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Lake Oroville, California. July, 2010 — August, 2016.

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Carroll Glacier, Alaska. August, 1906 — September, 2003

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Bear Glacier, Alaska. July, 1909 — August, 2005

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Powell Lake, Arizona and Utah. March, 1999 — May, 2014

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Forests in Rondonia, Brazil. June, 1975 — August, 2009

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McCarty Glacier, Alaska. July, 1909 — August, 2004

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The Dasht River, Pakistan, August, 1999 — June, 2011.

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Matterhorn Mountain in the Alps, on the border between Switzerland and Italy. August, 1960 — August, 2005.

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Mabira Forest, Uganda. November, 2001 — January, 2006.

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Toboggan Glacier, Alaska. June, 1909 — September, 2000

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Great Man-Made River, Libya, April, 1987 — April, 2010. This is the greatest engineering project in the world: a network of pipes, aqueducts and wells more than 500 meters deep. The water system provides the desert area with water.

qori-kalis-glacier-peru-july-1978-july-2011Qori Kalis Glacier, Peru. July, 1978 — July, 2011

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Mar Chiquita Lake, Argentina. July, 1998. — September, 2011

muir-glacier-alaska-august-1941-august-2004Muir Glacier, Alaska. August, 1941 — August, 2004

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Uruguay Forests, March, 1975 — February, 2009