NASA map depicts global lightning

April 7, 2015 2:55 AM

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The map shows the average annual number of lightning flashes at different places between 1995 and 2013.

A recently assembled map on NASA’s Earth Observatory website shows the distribution of lightning flashes across the world. The map was built using information gathered by two instruments and during two timeframes: between 1998 and 2013 by the Lightning Imaging Sensor on the Tropical Rainfall Measuri...

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