Earth, Then And Now: Dramatic Changes In Our Planet Revealed By Incredible NASA Images

By: Bright Side  If you compare some of the photographs which can be found on NASA’s website, you can really see how human beings have changed the appearance of our world over the years. The time difference between these images ranges from five to 100 years. Incredible stuff.

Pedersen Glacier, Alaska. Summer, 1917 — summer, 2005.

Aral Sea, Central Asia. August, 2000 — August, 2014.

Lake Oroville, California. July 2010 — August 2016.

Carroll Glacier, Alaska. August 1906 — September 2003.

Powell Lake, Arizona, and Utah. March 1999 — May 2014.

Bear Glacier, Alaska. July 1909 — August 2005.

Forests in Rondonia, Brazil. June 1975 — August 2009.

McCarty Glacier, Alaska. July 1909 — August 2004.

The Dasht River, Pakistan, August 1999 — June 2011. The Mirani Dam supplies clean drinking water and power to the surrounding area. The dam also helps support local agriculture.

Matterhorn Mountain in the Alps, on the border between Switzerland and Italy. August 1960 — August 2005.

Mabira Forest, Uganda. November 2001 — January 2006.

Toboggan Glacier, Alaska. June, 1909 — September, 2000.

Great Man-Made River, Libya, April 1987 — April 2010. This is the greatest engineering project in the world: a network of pipes, aqueducts, and wells more than 500 meters deep. The water system provides the desert area with water.

Qori Kalis Glacier, Peru. July 1978 — July 2011.

Mar Chiquita Lake, Argentina. July 1998. — September 2011.

Muir Glacier, Alaska. August 1941 — August 2004.

Uruguay Forests, March 1975 — February 2009. Uruguay has managed to grow its forested area from 45,000 hectares to 900,000 hectares. However, this has had the effect of a loss of plant and animal diversity.

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