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Fire in Bolivia Blows Smoke Across Laguna de San Jorge

15.8S 64.2W

September 27th, 2011 Category: Fires, Lakes

Bolivia - August 18th, 2011

A fire burning in Bolivia releases a thick plume of smoke that the winds are blowing to the southeast. The plume of smoke blows over the tan-colored Laguna San Jorge.

Laguna de San Jorge or Laguna de San José is a lake in the Guarayos Province/Marbán Province, Beni Department, Bolivia. At an elevation of 160 m, its surface area is 68.6 km². Visible to its east, unaffected by the smoke, is Laguna Nuevo Mundo, a lake in the Beni Department and Santa Cruz Department, Bolivia.

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