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Fires South of Lake Mandioré, Brazil and Bolivia – July 19th, 2012

18.1S 57.5W

July 19th, 2012 Category: Fires, Image of the day

Bolivia and Brazil – July 18th, 2012

Plumes of smoke can be observed in the wetlands of the Pantanal. The fires from which the smoke originates are located south of Mandioré Lake, or Laguna Mandioré, is a lake on the border of Brazil and Bolivia. Here, the lake appears tan from sediments. It is located at an elevation of 90 m and has a surface area of 152 km².

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