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Satellite eye on Earth: January 2013 - in pictures

"A thick river of haze hovered over the Indo-Gangetic Plain in January 2013, casting a grey pall over northern India and Bangladesh...A study conducted by Tel Aviv University researchers and published in the American Journal of Climate Change found that levels of air pollution in large Indian cities increased at some of the fastest rates in the world between 2002 and 2010 – faster even than rapidly growing Chinese cities -Photograph: MODIS/Aqua/NASA"

INDO GANGETIC PLAINS • Floodwater enters the fields through the inundation canals, carrying not only rich silt but also ...

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Scott KellyVerified account ‏@StationCDRKelly #Himalayas, moonlight enhances how you separate the Indo-Gangetic Plain from the Tibetan Plateau (thanks Wikipedia!)

Himalayan salt - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Himalayan salt is rock salt or halite from a mine in the Punjab region of Pakistan, which rises from the Indo-Gangetic Plain. It is mined in the Khewra Salt Mine, located in Khewra, Jhelum District, Punjab region, Pakistan.

India-Pakistan Borderlands at Night. Clusters of yellow lights on the Indo-Gangetic Plain reveal numerous cities large and small in this astronaut photograph of northern India and northern Pakistan. Of the hundreds of clusters, the largest are the capital cities of Islamabad, Pakistan, and New Delhi, India.

nventory #:1337 Type:Harpoon Material:Copper Period:Bronze Age 2500-1500 B.C. Provenance:Indo-Gangetic Plain Measurements:26 cm long