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Hundreds of Fires and Huge Arch of Smoke Across Russia – July 20th, 2012

58.7N 89.1E

July 20th, 2012 Category: Fires, Image of the day

Russia – July 19th, 2012

Hundreds of wildfires continued to burn across central Russia, burning through thousands of hectares of boreal forest and creating huge, thick clouds of smoke over the country. Last week, it was reported that overĀ 25,000 hectares (97 square miles) of forest were burning. Here, many individual fires can be seen in the lower right quadrant, their plumes of smoke radiating towards the south, southwest and west. Other individual blazes can be observed in the upper left quadrant, their plumes of smoke trailing off towards the northeast. A thick swath of smoke also sweeps across the image in an arch.

Smoke in Russian Far East, Near Sea of Okhotsk

August 1st, 2012 Category: Fires

Russia – July 31st, 2012

Smoke from rampant wildfires in Central and Eastern Russia continue to create thick clouds of smoke over the country. Here, smoke covers the skies of the Russian Far East, near the Sea of Okhotsk (visible by the right edge). The fires have been fueled by factors such as unseasonably high temperatures in the region.

Central Russia Obscured by Thick Cloud of Smoke

52.9N 85.1E

August 1st, 2012 Category: Fires

Russia – July 30th, 2012

Hundreds of wildfires continue to burn across central and far eastern Russia in late July, 2012. The fires are burning through thousands of hectares of boreal forest. Here, a thick cloud of smoke pours across central Russia, also reaching southwards toward Kazakhstan. The smoky haze completely obscures the Russian terrain below it.

Smoke Near Sea of Okhotsk, Russia

54.9N 134.5E

July 31st, 2012 Category: Fires

Russia – July 30th, 2012

Smoke hangs over far eastern Russia, reaching the Sea of Okhotsk (far right). Russian news agencies have reported that around 90 taiga wildfires are burning in the Far East of the country, scorching more than 2,000 hectares (8 square mile) over the course of a day.

Thick Cloud of Smoke Over Central and Eastern Russia

57.4N 80.6E

July 31st, 2012 Category: Fires

Russia – July 30th, 2012

Russian firefighters continue to battle uncontrolled wildfires in the central and eastern parts of the country. Thick smoke blankets the central part of the country, obscuring most of the ground beneath, although a few individual blazes are visible in the lower half of the image.