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Looking south across the southern tip of Greenland, this satellite image shows an enormous cloud vortex spiraling over the northern Atlantic ocean on January 26, 2013. An example of the powerful convection currents in the upper latitudes, these polar low cyclones are created when the motion of cold air is energized by the warmer ocean water beneath.

Satellite image of a cloud vortex off the coast of Greenland (NASA/MODIS/Chelys). January Arctic waters are cold, but still warmer than the air above, so strong convection currents can form to create hurricane-like storms.


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Beautiful,, northern lights... would love to go there one day

Top 10 Most Stunning Photos Of The Northern Lights

Photographing the Northern Lights is definitely on our bucket list. What a gorgeous photo: A Night To Remember by Arild Heitmann Aurora Borealis, Norway

Glacier's Romance by landscape photographer Jordan Ek on 500px.  Waterfall in Glacier National Park, Montana, USA.

Glacier's Romance by landscape photographer Jordan Ek on Waterfall in Glacier National Park, Montana, USA.

Nevelen, Norway

Nevelen, Norway

pink auroras - This is so beautiful I could stay out all night watching this

Aurora Borealis, Acadia National Park, Maine Photograph by Michael Melford, National GeographicNature’s light show—aurora borealis—bathes Maine’s Acadia National Park in a pink glow.

Simple holiday chandelier with greenery and candles.

Advent Kaarsen Simple holiday candelabra over the table using fresh evergreen branches // Christmas holidays DIY decoration ideas

Ski jumping. For real!

Ski jumping. For real!