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Wednesday July 26, Our World in Pictures

July 26, 2017 By Paul Frangipane Special to the Brooklyn Daily Eagle
Eagle photo by Lore Croghan
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BROOKLYN HEIGHTS — Bird’s Eye View: The whirlpool in Brooklyn Bridge Park is an art installation called “Descension” by Anish Kapoor. That’s the shoreline of Lower Manhattan in the distance.

HUNGARY — Practicing for the Championships: A diver practices two days prior to the high diving events at the Swimming World Championships in Budapest on Wednesday.

ARCTIC – Blocks of Sea Ice in the Sun: Broken blocks of sea ice emerge from under the hull of the Finnish icebreaker MSV Nordica as it sails through the Victoria Strait while traversing the Arctic’s Northwest Passage, Friday. Sea ice forms when the top layer of water reaches freezing point, usually around the start of October. As temperatures continue to fall this first-year, ice grows downward until it is several feet thick. If the ice survives the following summer melt it becomes second-year ice. Another cycle and it becomes multi-year ice, which is the toughest kind. 

WASHINGTON D.C. – Rising Sun at Tidal Basin: An early morning runner is silhouetted against the rising sun at the Tidal Basin in Washington, Tuesday. 

GUATEMALA – Escorting Inmates: National Civil Police Special Forces escort recaptured inmates from the Juvenile Correctional Center Gaviotas in Guatemala City, Monday. A new riot at the juvenile prison, holding underage offenders and others who have turned 18 and are still serving sentences, left a dozen people injured on Monday after inmates attempted to escape, according to authorities. 

ARIZONA – Hearses Carry Flood Victims: Hearses carrying family members who were killed in a flash flood leave St. Patrick Catholic Church, Tuesday, in Scottsdale, Ariz. Ten members of an extended Arizona family were killed earlier this month in flash flood while they celebrated a birthday. 


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