This week for throwback Thursday (#TBT) we’re heading south to check out the Mississippi Delta region. We’re looking at the mouth of the mighty Mississippi River, sometimes known as the Bird’s Foot Delta. This is where the river branches off in three directions and enters the Gulf of Mexico. While it is the nature of a […]
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This week for throwback Thursday (#TBT) we’re looking at gold mining in the Madre de Dios region of Peru. If this sounds familiar, then bonus skytruther points for you because we did in fact write about this region last fall. A recent crackdown on illegal mining inspired us to give this region another look, and show […]
We’re heading to the Pacific Northwest for this week’s throwback Thursday (#TBT) to check out the changes on and around Mount St. Helens over the years. The 1980 eruption certainly wasn’t the largest or deadliest eruption in recorded history, but it may be one of the most thoroughly researched. For over 30+ years, scientists have […]
This week for throwback Thursday (#TBT) we’re going deep into Friday Night Lights territory and checking out the landscape of West Texas. We’re looking at the area around Midland and Odessa to see how fracking in the Permian Basin has triggered a new oil boom that has transformed the region in recent years. The Google-powered […]
This week for Throwback Thursday (#TBT) we’re setting our sites on the Brahmaputra River in India. We’re checking out the river around Assam and seeing how it shifts and changes over the years. This 1,800 mile long river begins as snowfall in the Himalayas and is a prime example of a braided river. As you can […]