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From: Dan Richter (1:317/3)
To: All
Date: Fri, 26.03.21 12:00
ES Picture of the Day 26 2021
EPOD - a service of USRA

The Earth Science Picture of the Day (EPOD) highlights the diverse processes
and phenomena which shape our planet and our lives. EPOD will collect and
archive photos, imagery, graphics, and artwork with short explanatory
captions and links exemplifying features within the Earth system. The
community is invited to contribute digital imagery, short captions and
relevant links.

Lake Ghirla, Italy

March 26, 2021

Lake Ghirla Meda

Photographer: Michela Meda
Summary Author: Michela Meda

Lake Ghirla, seen above, is a small lake of glacial origin in
Lombardy, Italy. The lake lies on the bottom of the glacially formed
U-shaped valley of Valganna. The average February temperature
here is around 45 F (8 C) with about 2.5 inches (63 mm) precipitation.
This combination has produced a lush forest of birch, alder,
willow and ash. Photo taken February 6, 2020.

Photo Details: Pentax K5 - telephoto 18/55 mm
* Lake Ghirla, Italy Coordinates: 45.91771, 8.82216

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Geography Links

* Atlapedia Online
* CountryReports
* GPS Visualizer
* Holt Rinehart Winston World Atlas
* Mapping Our World
* Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection
* Types of Land
* World Mapper

Earth Science Picture of the Day is a service of the Universities
Space Research Association.

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