Pictures of Earth from Space - VI

Thunderstorm Over Asia
Photograph courtesy NASA
A thunderstorm hovers over Asia in a 1999 astronaut photograph taken from the space shuttle Columbia. Although the precise location of the storm isn't known, the shuttle was passing over Myanmar (Burma) at the time the picture was taken.

Caustic Waters
Photograph courtesy ASTER/JAXA/NASA and NASA Earth Observatory
Vivid Lake Natron in Tanzania - said by NASA to be the world's most caustic body of water - is a threatening shade of orange in a 2005 satellite image. Despite its reputation, the lake manages to host a native species of fish, the alkaline tilapia.

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