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30 November 2008[edit]

  • 19:06, 30 November 2008 (UTC)

Jacques-Désiré Laval

  • 13:01, 30 November 2008 (UTC)

St John the Baptist's Church, Crawley

  • 06:55, 30 November 2008 (UTC)

River Dee

  • 00:30, 30 November 2008 (UTC)

Hillary Clinton

29 November 2008[edit]

  • 18:25, 29 November 2008 (UTC)

Ilse Stanley

  • 12:20, 29 November 2008 (UTC)

Bar Winged Prinia

  • 06:15, 29 November 2008 (UTC)

Isabella I of Castile

  • 00:10, 29 November 2008 (UTC)

Mermithidae

28 November 2008[edit]

  • 18:02, 28 November 2008 (UTC)

Diamphidia nigroornata, larva

  • 09:14, 28 November 2008 (UTC)

Kumusi River from overhead

  • 02:40, 28 November 2008 (UTC)

By Dawn's Early Light

27 November 2008[edit]

  • 20:35, 27 November 2008 (UTC)

40-foot Telescope

  • 14:30, 27 November 2008 (UTC)

Regiment de la Rey

  • 08:25, 27 November 2008 (UTC)

The Abbey in the Oakwood

  • 02:20, 27 November 2008 (UTC)

Shiva

26 November 2008[edit]

  • 20:15, 26 November 2008 (UTC)

Thomas Arne

  • 14:10, 26 November 2008 (UTC)
  • 08:05, 26 November 2008 (UTC)

100 McAllister Street

  • 02:00, 26 November 2008 (UTC)

Sinking of the SS Sanct Svithun

25 November 2008[edit]

  • 19:55, 25 November 2008 (UTC)

The Sea of Ice

  • 13:50, 25 November 2008 (UTC)

Bombardment of Tamsui

  • 07:45, 25 November 2008 (UTC)

Kampana tower, Kotor

  • 01:40, 25 November 2008 (UTC)

Saladin, King of Egypt from a 15th-century illuminated manuscript

24 November 2008[edit]

  • 19:30, 24 November 2008 (UTC)

Book of Leinster

  • 13:25, 24 November 2008 (UTC)

Swadeshabhimani Ramakrishna Pillai

  • 07:20, 24 November 2008 (UTC)

The Stages of Life

  • 01:15, 24 November 2008 (UTC)

Shakespeare's House

23 November 2008[edit]

  • 19:10, 23 November 2008 (UTC)

Irworobongdo

  • 13:05, 23 November 2008 (UTC)

Robert de LaSalle

  • 07:00, 23 November 2008 (UTC)

Flora Perini

  • 00:55, 23 November 2008 (UTC)

Cesira Ferrani

22 November 2008[edit]

  • 18:50, 22 November 2008 (UTC)

Photograph of state china service of Ronald Wilson Reagan

  • 12:45, 22 November 2008 (UTC)

La Charrette, Parkmill

  • 06:40, 22 November 2008 (UTC)

Agustín de Iturbide

  • 00:35, 22 November 2008 (UTC)

C/1743 X1, from W. Valentiner's Das Wissen der Gegenwart, 27. Band: Kometen und Meteore

21 November 2008[edit]

  • 18:30, 21 November 2008 (UTC)

John Luttrell (soldier)

  • 12:25, 21 November 2008 (UTC)

A specimen of Mercenaria mercenaria. The adductor muscles have been cut, the valves are gaping. The internal anatomy is visible, including the paired siphons to the right

  • 06:20, 21 November 2008 (UTC)

Felix Pedro

  • 00:15, 21 November 2008 (UTC)

Confederate Monument in Murray

20 November 2008[edit]

  • 18:10, 20 November 2008 (UTC)

Replica of the Nassak Diamond

  • 12:05, 20 November 2008 (UTC)

Recycling bins in Japan

  • 06:00, 20 November 2008 (UTC)

The Wood of the Self-Murderers

19 November 2008[edit]

  • 23:55, 19 November 2008 (UTC)

Portrait of Mary I

  • 17:50, 19 November 2008 (UTC)

George Julian Zolnay

  • 11:45, 19 November 2008 (UTC)

Suraj Tal

  • 05:42, 19 November 2008 (UTC)

Golden White-eye

18 November 2008[edit]

  • 23:35, 18 November 2008 (UTC)

Sandi Jackson

  • 17:30, 18 November 2008 (UTC)

View of spillway of Pando Dam in India

  • 11:25, 18 November 2008 (UTC)

Rahr West Art Museum

  • 05:20, 18 November 2008 (UTC)

The M139 4.5-in. spherical sarin bomblet used in the Little John rocket

17 November 2008[edit]

  • 23:15, 17 November 2008 (UTC)

  • 17:10, 17 November 2008 (UTC)

Adhesive bandage

  • 11:05, 17 November 2008 (UTC)

Templo Mayor

  • 05:00, 17 November 2008 (UTC)

Georges Bizet

16 November 2008[edit]

  • 22:55, 16 November 2008 (UTC)

The Rolls-Royce LiftSystem coupled to an F135 turbofan at the Paris Air Show in 2007

  • 16:50, 16 November 2008 (UTC)

Moses Montefiore Windmill

  • 10:45, 16 November 2008 (UTC)

Li Yong and Guido Mantega

  • 04:40, 16 November 2008 (UTC)

Minoru Ōta

15 November 2008[edit]

  • 22:35, 15 November 2008 (UTC)

Central Park skyscraper in Perth, Australia

  • 16:30, 15 November 2008 (UTC)

Pitkin watch

  • 10:25, 15 November 2008 (UTC)

Richard Maack

  • 04:20, 15 November 2008 (UTC)

La Nouvelle branch

14 November 2008[edit]

  • 22:15, 14 November 2008 (UTC)

Psilocybe montana

  • 16:10, 14 November 2008 (UTC)

Location of the 1970 Tonghai earthquake

  • 10:05, 14 November 2008 (UTC)

A Royal Coachman fly

  • 04:00, 14 November 2008 (UTC)

Montigny Mitrailleuse

13 November 2008[edit]

  • 21:55, 13 November 2008 (UTC)

Nepenthes northiana, by Marianne North

  • 15:50, 13 November 2008 (UTC)

Heliamphora nutans

  • 09:45, 13 November 2008 (UTC)

William Rogers

  • 03:40, 13 November 2008 (UTC)

Kaba class destroyer

12 November 2008[edit]

  • 21:35, 12 November 2008 (UTC)

Iodine unit

  • 15:30, 12 November 2008 (UTC)

Force-feeding of Lilian Lenton

  • 09:25, 12 November 2008 (UTC)

Little Pied Cormorant

  • 03:15, 12 November 2008 (UTC)

Thaddeus Fairbanks

11 November 2008[edit]

  • 21:10, 11 November 2008 (UTC)

The BankWest Tower in Perth, Western Australia

  • 15:05, 11 November 2008 (UTC)

Barack Obama delivering his acceptance speech

  • 09:00, 11 November 2008 (UTC)

Lady Liberty of Cedar Rapids

  • 02:50, 11 November 2008 (UTC)

Jack Dorsey

10 November 2008[edit]

  • 20:45, 10 November 2008 (UTC)

Arabian Hall of the Winter Palace

  • 14:40, 10 November 2008 (UTC)

Cannon Building, Troy, New York

  • 10:35, 10 November 2008 (UTC)

Joseph Haydn

  • 06:30, 10 November 2008 (UTC)

Kohler-Andrae State Park

  • 02:26, 10 November 2008 (UTC)

Bert Bolle Barometer

9 November 2008[edit]

  • 19:15, 9 November 2008 (UTC)

CZ 2075 RAMI

  • 15:10, 9 November 2008 (UTC)

Hart-Cluett Mansion, Troy, NY

  • 11:06, 9 November 2008 (UTC)

Noonday Globe snail, Patera clarki nantahala

  • 06:50, 9 November 2008 (UTC)

Starry Night

  • 02:40, 9 November 2008 (UTC)

"The Ghost of a Flea", c.1819-20, by William Blake

8 November 2008[edit]

  • 20:24, 8 November 2008 (UTC)

MS Astor

  • 15:40, 8 November 2008 (UTC)

Replica of the Star of the South in Reich der Kristalle museum, Munich

  • 11:29, 8 November 2008 (UTC)

Norton 16H

  • 07:13, 8 November 2008 (UTC)

Lobster mushrooms

  • 02:58, 8 November 2008 (UTC)

Detail of The Family of Sir Thomas More by Rowland Lockey, after Hans Holbein the Younger, 1592

7 November 2008[edit]

  • 19:50, 7 November 2008 (UTC)

Hydnellum peckii

  • 15:48, 7 November 2008 (UTC)

Ariel W/NG 350

  • 11:36, 7 November 2008 (UTC)

Nebuchadnezzar, by William Blake

  • 06:18, 7 November 2008 (UTC)

Green flash in San Francisco, U.S.

  • 02:05, 7 November 2008 (UTC)

Seattle-Union Trust Building Annex

6 November 2008[edit]

  • 20:24, 6 November 2008 (UTC)

Great Piece of Turf – Durer

  • 15:38, 6 November 2008 (UTC)

Elimia virginica shell

  • 11:37, 6 November 2008 (UTC)

Noisy Friarbird

  • 07:07, 6 November 2008 (UTC)

Spectacle Reef Light

  • 03:00, 6 November 2008 (UTC)

The Raising of Lazarus, 15th century

5 November 2008[edit]

  • 19:44, 5 November 2008 (UTC)

Buffalo pebble snail

  • 14:27, 5 November 2008 (UTC)

Market Square (Lviv)

  • 10:24, 5 November 2008 (UTC)

Treriksröset, the point where the borders of Sweden, Norway and Finland meet.

  • 03:29, 5 November 2008 (UTC)

Male Asian Paradise Flycatcher

4 November 2008[edit]

  • 19:39, 4 November 2008 (UTC)

Artillery at Point Nepean

  • 15:16, 4 November 2008 (UTC)

Portrait Of Madame Riviere

  • 09:53, 4 November 2008 (UTC)

The Sigiriya rock and surrounding gardens

  • 04:26, 4 November 2008 (UTC)

Mountains in Ladakh

3 November 2008[edit]

  • 22:28, 3 November 2008 (UTC)

Mossy leaf-tail gecko, camoflaged on a branch

  • 12:17, 3 November 2008 (UTC)
Speaker iconThe Transit of Venus March
  • 06:47, 3 November 2008 (UTC)

Canal du midi

  • 00:30, 3 November 2008 (UTC)

Lake Pichola

2 November 2008[edit]

  • 18:44, 2 November 2008 (UTC)

Vieilles Chansons pour les Petits Enfants: Avec Accompagnements

  • 13:27, 2 November 2008 (UTC)

Hijazi Railway

  • 08:11, 2 November 2008 (UTC)

Whitefin trevally

  • 02:08, 2 November 2008 (UTC)

An ancient Greek coin portraying Nabis of Sparta (reign 207-192 BC)

1 November 2008[edit]

  • 19:55, 1 November 2008 (UTC)

Naksansa

  • 13:48, 1 November 2008 (UTC)

Frank Wyatt as Duke of Plaza-Toro

  • 07:38, 1 November 2008 (UTC)

Wycoller Hall

  • 02:11, 1 November 2008 (UTC)

"The Galactic Ghoul"