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People playing in the snow in Amman, Jordan
January 31, 2021

Snow Days

Residents of Amman, the capital of Jordan, enjoy a late winter storm in this picture from the February 1984 issue. Snow isn't uncommon in Amman, as parts of the city are at a higher elevation.
Photograph by Jodi Cobb, Nat Geo Image Collection

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