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Fires Near Angara River and Lake Baikal, Russia

57.8N 100.9E

July 17th, 2011 Category: Fires, Lakes

Russia - July 14th, 2011

A cluster of wildfires can be observed near the Angara River in the upper left corner of this image of Russian Siberia. The smoke from the fires was blowing towards the north-northwest at the time the image was acquired.

Visible in the center of the image is Lake Baikal, in Russia. Southwest of its southern tip is Lake Khövsgöl, the largest lake in Mongolia.

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