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A Mesmerizing Map of Rainfall on Earth

Global patterns of precipitable water look like wisps of liquid smoke in this Mapbox visualization.
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As Cassini sails through the ice plumes of Saturn’s moon Enceladus, New Horizons discovers red ice on the surface of Pluto, and the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter finds evidence of liquid water flowing on the slopes on Mars, it can be easy to forget that the water here on Earth is pretty amazing, too.

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