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Fires near Lake Baikal, Russia

The area of forest fires in Russia's Siberian Federal District has grown over three times over the last 24 hours to 108,300 hectares (267,615 acres) for a total of 146 fires. More than half of forest fires on the area of ...

dateAug 10, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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Suomi-NPP VIIRS image of Tassajara fire

The Tassajara fire began on September 19, 2015 and is located in the Carmel Valley, California. Overnight the fire grew to over 1,000 acres, but has been limited to 1,086 acres since then and is 65% contained. There has ...

dateSep 23, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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Terra captures Alaskan wildfires

The 2015 Alaska fire season reached another milestone Friday by surpassing the 5-million-mark in the number of acres burned so far this season. According to the Alaska Interagency Coordination Center's daily situation report ...

dateAug 10, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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