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Fires Near Paraná River in Argentina and Brazil – March 20th, 2012

26.9S 54.4W

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

Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay - March 19th, 2011

The dark green area in the lower part of this image shows the border of Argentina’s Misiones Province. The province is surrounded by Paraguay to the northwest, Brazil to the north, east and south, and Corrientes Province of Argentina to the southwest.

Visible to the north is the Paraná River, in Brazil. In the full image, a fire can be seen near the path of the river, releasing a plume of smoke to the southwest. Several other fires can also be seen in the lower half of the image, in and around Misiones.

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