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Archives: July 16, 2014

Clouds (photo)

Облака

Islands of Kiribati (photo)

Республика Кирибати

Malden Island Malden Island, sometimes called Independence Island in the nineteenth century, is a low, arid, uninhabited island in the central Pacific Ocean, about 39 km2 (15 sq mi) in area. It is one of the Line Islands belonging to the Republic of Kiribati. Teraina Island (Washington Island) Teraina, also known as Washington Island (both […]

Cities in Russia – Makhachkala. Capital City of the Republic of Dagestan (photo)

Города России - Махачкала, столица Дагестана

Signs on ISS. Sign on Matreshka (Experiment Matreshka). She is now in the Japanese module (photo)

Надпись на Матрешке, сейчас находится в японском модуле

“Matreshka-R” Experiment (about…): About Experiment Matreshka on IMBP Site (rus)

Aurora… Stars… (photo)

Полярное сияние

Alaid Volcano. Kuril Islands (photo)

Вулкан Алаид на острове Атласова Большой Курильской гряды

Alaid is the tallest and northernmost volcano in the Kurile Islands. The symmetrical stratovolcano rises 3000 m from the sea floor and forms a small island. It has a 1.5-km-wide summit crater breached to the south. It is one of the Kuriles’ most active volcanoes. Large explosive eruptions occurred in 1790 and 1981, and were […]