Monthly Archives: July 2010

Panajachel, Esquintla, Guatemala

Guatemalan Landuse data: Arable land: 12% Permanent crops: 5% Permanent pastures: 24% Forests and woodland: 54% Other: 5% (1993 est.) data courtesy of wikipedia.org

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Tome-shi, Miyagi, Japan

The Japanese landscape reveals the essential character of the people who created it over the centuries. It is supremely well organized, with each feature laid out to maximize efficiency of use. In the above image, one may observe dense settlement … Continue reading

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Yemeni Fog Desert

Although rain is scarce, the generous fogs that roll in from the Gulf of Aden provide enough moisture to support plant and animal life on the southern coastal margin of the Arabian peninsula. Agriculture and human exploitation threaten this delicate … Continue reading

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La Habana

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My Tho, Tien Giang, Socialist Republic of Vietnam

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Rural Maghreb

Maghreb is an Arabic word used to designate the western region of north Africa. A temperate climate influenced by the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlas mountains predominates, providing conditions suitable for agriculture. The region has been a breadbasket of successive … Continue reading

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Indianapolis, Indiana, United States of America

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