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On June 17, 2013, NASA’s Terra satellite captured this image of the Carstens fire burning southwest of California’s Yosemite National Park.
A ridge of high pressure air brought clear skies—and sweltering temperatures—to Alaska on June 17, 2013.
Wildfires burned in a remote part of southwestern Alaska on June 16, 2013.
While not as damaging as the fierce line of storms that arrived in June 2012, the thunderstorms that struck the eastern United States on June 13, 2013, qualified as a “low-end” derecho.
Heat from New Mexico’s Silver fire produced a towering pyrocumulus cloud on June 12, 2013.
Record heat helped fuel a wildfire north of Colorado Springs that destroyed more than 360 homes in June 2013.
Astronauts observed ongoing activity at the volcano in the Vanuatu Archipelago.
At the surface, moisture is more abundant than in 2012. But time will tell if it seeps down to restore aquifers parched by drought.
A massive landslide occurred at Utah’s Bingham Canyon Mine on April 10, 2013. It was the largest non-volcanic landslide on record in North America.
Rising waters spilled onto flood plains and into cities across Germany. Central Europe has endured its worst flooding since medieval times.
Landsat 8 takes a look at Princess Charlotte Bay, Australia, where reefs, river plumes, and sandy islands test the satellite's ability to observe the intersection of land and sea.
Lightning ignited a wildfire in Gila National Forest on June 7, 2013.
Two of the three summit craters on Mount Etna emit volcanic gases.
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