Earth has Bullseye ~ This prominent circular feature, known as the Richat Structure, in the Sahara desert of Mauritania is often noted by astronauts because it forms a conspicuous bull's-eye on the otherwise rather featureless expanse of the desert.
Roto-o-tamaheke is part of the Ororea group of hot springs at the Whakarewarewa thermal reserve in New Zealand. The boiling chloride-rich water is clear, and the spring is surrounded by a rim of sinter.
October 24 – 2012 – Hurricane Sandy kills at least 209 people in the Caribbean, Bahamas, United States and Canada. Considerable storm surge damage causes major disruption to the eastern seaboard of the United States.