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Want some fun facts and interesting snippets of science? Then you came to the right place.

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EarthWord – Zygomorphic

This EarthWord is your best friend in Scrabble or Words With Friends...

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EarthWord - Mother Lode

Happy Mother's Day from EarthWords!

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EarthView – Lake Levels in Hispaniola Rise Dramatically

Rising lake levels in lakes known for iguanas and crocodiles

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Lone Star Quads Featured

The East Austin, Texas quadrangle is the updated "feature map" on the US Topo and Historical Topographic Map Collection websites.

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The Case of the Unbroken Shrew

Featuring a very unusual tibia...

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EarthWord – Young Ice

This week's EarthWord is what Vanilla Ice might've called a follow-up to his most famous song...

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EarthView – Chernobyl 30 Years Later

After 30 years, it's still a hot topic...

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Copper Plates Gone (Sort of)

The General Services Administration has completed the donation or sale of nearlly 4,000 excess sets of historic USGS engraved copper map plates.

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Glacial Pace? Anything But!

Think glaciers are always slow? Think again!

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EarthView – Wildfires Scorch Large Swaths Along Oklahoma-Kansas border

This week's EarthView is a scorcher!

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EarthWord – Watershed

This week’s EarthWord sounds like what the British might call an outhouse...

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EarthView – Wind, Waves Alter Coastal Barriers

You'll get washed or blown away by our latest EarthView!

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