Today is May 23, 2019

St. Joseph Bridge Allision

dweller - December 30, 2008

 Yes, we didn't know the word "allision" either, but it's a real word (check your Funk-and-Wagnalls). The 620-foot steamer Manistee allided with a bridge in the channel at St. Joseph, December 29, Michigan. News summary here... The photo shows the steamer in warmer days.

NASA's Image of the Day, Dec. 25

dweller - January 9, 2009

Winter colors the landscape white in this image of Lake Nipigon captured by the MODIS on the Aqua satellite captured on December 22, 2008. In this image, the lake, which resembles a large white splotch, is covered with ice and snow. Lake Nipigon, located in Ontario, Canada lies just north of Lake Superior in the US. The much larger Lake Superior is located in the bottom right corner of the image.