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New Zealand: Satellite sees worst droughts in decades

Degree of drought in New Zealand seen from space.

Much of New Zealand had reached drought status when in mid-April 2013 it finally stated to rain. By early April, climate and weather experts had started calling it the worst drought on North Island in 70 years. The area around Wellington, for instance, saw no rainfall at all between February 13 and March 17.

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Fri, 26/04/2013 - 09:12

latitude: 

-41

longitude: 

176
Fri, 04/26/2013

NASA: Launch of Landsat Earth Observation Satellite

NASA's Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM) is scheduled to launch Feb. 11 2013 from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. A joint NASA and U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) mission, LDCM will add to the longest continuous data record of Earth's surface as viewed from space.

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Mon, 14/01/2013 - 10:06

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35

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-121
Mon, 01/14/2013
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