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Fires Along Pacific Coast of Mexico

22.9N 105.1W

June 3rd, 2012 Category: Fires

Mexico - May 31st, 2012

Scores of fires burning in the mountain chains running parallel to Mexico’s Pacific Coast create a thick, smoky haze that rests inbetween crests of mountains and partially obscures the view of lush green forests. The forest ecosystems in this area are some of Mexico’s last remaining large tracts of relatively undisturbed forest. Upon opening the full image, more fires can be seen burning up and down the country’s Pacific Coast for hundreds of kilometers – blazes are visible as far down as the Isthmus of Tehuantepec

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