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Deforestation Along BR 163 in Pará, Brazil

7.1S 55.3W

September 11th, 2011 Category: Deforestation

Brazil - July 23rd, 2011

The herringbone-patterned tan lines cutting through the dark green of the Amazon Rainforest in the upper left quadrant are evidence of deforestation in the Brazilian state of Pará.

The deforestation in Pará follows the Brazialian national motorway BR 163, passing by cities such as Novo Progresso. The lower half of the image shows the state of Mato Grosso.

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