|3 " of snow in Libya|
|Swan on the almost frozen Rhine,|
|Crocuses colouring our world|
above the snow
These two images show the Safsaf Oasis in the Sahara - the top one showing the Oasis on the surface of the Desert; the other one shows (using radar) the rock layer underneath, revealing black channels cut by the meanderings of an ancient river that once fed the Safsaf Oasis.
|Edith Holden's January plate in 1906|
from her Nature Notes of an Edwardian lady