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ThousandWonders
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Situated in Turkey’s Central Anatolia region, Cappadocia is a land of surreal landscapes, rock formations and natural wonders. Tourists come from all over the world to experience the fairy chimneys and unique historical and cultural heritage of this UNESCO World Heritage Listed region that...

Pixabay
Resource Type: Image Collections

Free Image Gallery

Missouri Department of Natural Resources (MoDNR)
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Historical Photos of Various Clay Mining Operations in Missouri

United States Geological Survey (USGS)
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This portal contains USGS video and photography of the seafloor off of coastal California and Massachusetts and aerial imagery of the coastline along segments of the Gulf of mexico and Mid-Atlantic coasts.

Wimp.com
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Even if you're a frequent flyer, it's doubtful that you've gotten to really enjoy a true bird's eye view of a city or famous landmark. Most commercial planes tend to fly too high to get a real appreciation for anything, especially if it's a cloudy day. Plus, thanks to flight routing and aisle...

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
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America's geoheritage arises from the features, landforms, and landscapes characteristic of the United States. These locations are valued for many reasons, including significant scientific, educational, cultural, aesthetic, and recreational purposes. They are conserved so that their lessons and...

American Geosciences Institute (AGI)
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A curated collection of sedimentary rock images from the Earth Science World Image Bank to show students examples of Earth processes. You can also download the PowerPoint presentation version of this file using this link...

Kansas Geological Survey (KGS)
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The KGS Photo Library is a collection of photos of different subjects from around the state.

American Geosciences Institute (AGI)
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A curated collection of land use images from the Earth Science World Image Bank to show students examples of Earth processes. You can also download the PowerPoint presentation version of this file using this link.

American Geosciences Institute (AGI)
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A curated collection of soil erosion images from the Earth Science World Image Bank to show students examples of Earth processes. You can also download the PowerPoint presentation version of this file using this link....

Marli Miller Photography
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Geology Photographs by Marli Miller

American Geosciences Institute (AGI)
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A curated collection of soil type images from the Earth Science World Image Bank to show students examples of Earth processes. You can also download the PowerPoint presentation version of this file using this link.

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
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The Image of the Day, taken by NASA's Earth Observatory

American Geosciences Institute (AGI)
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A curated collection of hydrology career images from the Earth Science World Image Bank to show students examples of Earth processes. You can also download the PowerPoint presentation version of this file using this ...

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
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Photostream and albums from NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center

Geology.com
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Rocks hold the history of the Earth and the materials that will be used to build its future. Browse through images of the three rock types: igneous, metamorphic, and sedimentary.

American Geosciences Institute (AGI)
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A curated collection of lake images from the Earth Science World Image Bank to show students examples of Earth processes. You can also download the PowerPoint presentation version of this file using this link.

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
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Photostream and albums from NASA Headquarters

American Geosciences Institute (AGI)
Resource Type: Image Collections

A curated collection of ocean images from the Earth Science World Image Bank to show students examples of Earth processes. You can also download the PowerPoint presentation version of this file using this link.

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
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Photostream and albums of NASA on The Commons

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
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Through their accomplishments and dedication to their jobs, women at NASA serve as important role models to young women interested in pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields. Read career profiles, watch inspirational videos, and find trips to motivate...

American Geosciences Institute (AGI)
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A curated collection of river images from the Earth Science World Image Bank to show students examples of Earth processes. You can also download the PowerPoint presentation version of this file using this link.

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
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Photostream and albums of NASA's Earth Observatory

American Geosciences Institute (AGI)
Resource Type: Image Collections

A curated collection of cloud images from the Earth Science World Image Bank to show students examples of Earth processes. You can also download the PowerPoint presentation version of this file using this link.

John A. Martin & Associates, Inc.
Resource Type: Image Collections

A comprehensive collection of earthquake related slides and photographs. Each item includes information on that topic, as well as photographs.

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
Resource Type: Image Collections

Photostream and albums from NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center

NPSMaps.com
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The National Park Service published tons of great free maps, all collected for viewing, saving, and downloading here! You can download PDF and image files of any US national park map. This site currently has over 1000 free high-resolution files to share.

American Geosciences Institute (AGI)
Resource Type: Image Collections

A curated collection of hail storm images from the Earth Science World Image Bank to show students examples of Earth processes. You can also download the PowerPoint presentation version of this file using this link.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
Resource Type: Image Collections

Image database from NOAA natural hazards

National Park Service (NPS)
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Photostream and albums of the National Park Service

United States Department of the Interior (DOI) and United States Geological Survey (USGS)
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As one of the cornerstones of the US Geological Survey's (USGS) National Geospatial Program, The National Map is a collaborative effort among the USGS and other Federal, State, and local partners to improve and deliver topographic information for the Nation. It has many uses ranging from...

American Geosciences Institute (AGI)
Resource Type: Image Collections

A curated collection of hurricane images from the Earth Science World Image Bank to show students examples of Earth processes. You can also download the PowerPoint presentation version of this file using this link.

Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO)
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This gallery features images of the Sun.

National Park Service (NPS)
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Photostream and albums of the NPS's National Register of Historic Places

American Geosciences Institute (AGI)
Resource Type: Image Collections

A curated collection of ice storm images from the Earth Science World Image Bank to show students examples of Earth processes. You can also download the PowerPoint presentation version of this file using this link.

Earth Learning Idea (ELI)
Resource Type: Image Collections

ELI has added photos of past programs using activities on the site. If you have photos of EarthLearningIdeas in action, send them in to the gallery!

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
Resource Type: Image Collections

The NOAA Photo Library has been built so as to capture the work, observations, and studies that are carried on by the scientists, engineers, commissioned officers, and administrative personnel that make up this complex and scientifically diverse agency.

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Jet Propulsion Laboratory
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NASA's PhotoJournal provides images, animations, apps, and more about our solar system! Click on a planet or browse through the collection.

American Geosciences Institute (AGI)
Resource Type: Image Collections

A curated collection of meteorology career images from the Earth Science World Image Bank to show students examples of Earth processes. You can also download the PowerPoint presentation version of this file using this...

Mike Olbinski
Resource Type: Image Collections

This website has amazing pictures of storms and nature captured by Mike Olbinski.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
Resource Type: Image Collections

Photostream and albums from NOAA's Photo Library

NASA Earth Observatory
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Time series photos and information on life reclaiming Mt. St. Helens. You can see how vegetation and streams have been modifying the landscape after its 1980 eruption.

American Geosciences Institute (AGI)
Resource Type: Image Collections

A curated collection of rain images from the Earth Science World Image Bank to show students examples of Earth processes. You can also download the PowerPoint presentation version of this file using this link.

GreatAmericanEclipse.com
Resource Type: Maps and Visualizations

The Great American eclipse site is a recently launched site byt the creator of eclipse-maps.com dedicated to August 2017's total solar eclipse. Visit for new maps, videos, and information.

United States Geological Survey (USGS)
Resource Type: Maps and Visualizations

The National Geologic Map Database is a collaborative effort by USGS and the state geological surveys. This is a great map of the United States that is user friendly and helpful in order to access USGS topo maps.

Andy Woodruff, Axis Maps Blog
Resource Type: Maps and Visualizations

When you stare out into the ocean, what's on th eother side? Finding the answer isn't as simple as drawing a straight line on a map, because the Earth is not flat and coastlines are not straight. The maps here show coastal points around the world (except from Antarctica) that directly face each...

United States Geological Survey (USGS)
Resource Type: Maps and Visualizations

The Real-Time Groundwater Level Network contains water levels and information from wells within "real time" data transmission instrumentation. Study the impact of drought and precipitation events on groundwater levels.

VolcanoDiscovery
Resource Type: Maps and Visualizations

Get up-to-date data on active volcanoes and earthquakes around the world with this interactive map.

Chris Harding and Franek Hasiuk, GeoFabLab, Dept. of Geological and Atmospheric Sciences, Iowa State University
Resource Type: Maps and Visualizations

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Hunter's Moon during a Lunar Eclipse
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European Space Agency (ESA)

What is a lunar eclipse? What is a solar eclipse? This short video explains the difference between these regularly occurring events that can be observed from Earth.

Coral fish and diver
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National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Ocean Today

This video talks about ocean acidification and some of its causes.

Saturn images taken from Hubble
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Skunk Bear, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

Feast your eyes on icy volcanoes, ethane lakes, and ripples in Saturn's rings -- all courtesy of a doomed space probe named Cassini.

Horsehead Nebula, Bernard 33
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geobeats, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

Here are 10 remarkable images captured by NASA's Cassini Mission.

New York City and the East River in 1960
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This interactive map shows light pollution across the world.

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