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Snowmageddon as Seen from Space

Is it spring yet?Those of us in the Washington, D.C., area are thoroughly sick of snow, having gone through two blizzards in less than a week. (And snow days are no fun when you're an adult and end up having to work from home because it's too treacherous to walk more than a few blocks.) But this im...

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Is it spring yet?



Those of us in the Washington, D.C., area are thoroughly sick of snow, having gone through two blizzards in less than a week. (And snow days are no fun when you're an adult and end up having to work from home because it's too treacherous to walk more than a few blocks.) But this image of the East Coast after the weekend's Snowmageddon was too amazing to pass up. The picture was taken by NASA's Terra satellite on Sunday. I really liked how the Appalachian Mountains end up looking almost like a flowing river when highlighted by the snow.



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Sarah Zielinski

Sarah Zielinski is an award-winning science writer and editor. She is a contributing writer in science for Smithsonian.com and blogs at Wild Things, which appears on Science News.

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