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Videos / Earth Sciences

Coldest City On Earth
On January 26, 1926 the town of Oymyakon became the coldest inhabited place on Earth with a record temperature of −71.2 C (−96.2 F).

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Journey with Nature - A Timelapse
The Earth can be a beautiful, magnificent, place. Watch this mesmerizing timelapse that will take you from Mono Lake in California to Jeju Island in South Korea.

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Volcano Blows Smoke Rings
This incredible footage, shot of Mount Etna in Sicily, Italy, captures a rare phenomenon. Watch as a colossal smoke ring billows out of the active volcano and drifts into the sky.

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How Hurricanes Get Their Names
Ever wonder who gets to name a new hurricane? This video will show you the history of hurricane names and how names get selected for tropical storms.

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Polar Orbiting Environmental Satellite System
NASA's National Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System (NPOESS) Preparatory Project (NPP) mission collects critical data to help scientist unravel the mysteries of climate change.

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The Pororoca Phenomenon
The pororoca is a tidal bore, with waves up to 4 meters high that travel as much as 13 kilometers inland upstream the Amazon River. The word pororoca comes from the indigenous Tupi language, meaning "great destructive noise".

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