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Fires in Angola Northwest of Botswana’s Okavango Delta

14.4S 21.1E

September 4th, 2012 Category: Fires

Angola and Botswana – August 27th, 2012

A smoky haze hangs over central-southern Africa, particularly near the upper and left edges of this image. In the full image, many individual fires can be discerned in Angola, many of which are located northwest of the Okavango Inland Delta (bottom center, in Botswana). The plumes of smoke from those blazes are blowing due southwest.

Fires Across Angola and Democratic Republic of the Congo

7.8S 20.7E

August 27th, 2012 Category: Fires

Angola and DRC – August 27th, 2012

Thick smoke hangs in the air over Angola (below) and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (above). The smoke is caused by fires that are mostly agricultural in nature, as this time of year is part of the biomass burning season in central and southern Africa.

Fires Create Thick Cloud of Smoke Over Angola, DRC and Zambia

11.3S 23.2E

August 25th, 2012 Category: Fires, Rivers, Salt Flats

Angola, Namibia, Botswana, Zambia – August 20th, 2012

A thick cloud of smoke hovers over the border area of Angola, the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Zambia in the upper right quadrant of this image, obscuring most of the land below. Visible near the bottom edge, however, far from the fires, are the Etosha Pan (left), in northern Namibia, and the Okavango Inland Delta (right), in northern Botswana.

Plumes of Smoke in Angola, Botswana, Zambia and Namibia

18.1S 20.0E

August 20th, 2012 Category: Fires

Angola, Botswana and Namibia – August 18th, 2012

Plumes of smoke from many fires in the border area by Angola, Namibia, Botswana and Zambia can be seen, carried in various directions by shifting winds. The largest plume is located in Namibia, between the Etosha Pan (the white salt flats near the left edge) and the Okavango Delta (the inland delta that appears as a branched green pattern to the east of the former). The smoke from this fire fans out over a larger area than the other plumes.

Fires in Namibia and Angola

17.4S 14.1E

August 17th, 2012 Category: Fires

Namibia and Angola – August 16th, 2012

A veil of smoke from fires in central-southern Africa covers much of this image. Visible through the smoky haze are several individual blazes, both north and south of the Angola-Namibia border, which runs across the center of the image. Visible in the middle of the lower half of the image is the Etosha Pan, a large area of white salt flats.