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Fires Still Blazing Across Bolivia and Brazil

14.3S 61.2W

September 14th, 2012 Category: Fires

Brazil – August 30th, 2012

Fires in South America punctuate the Bolivian (lower left quadrant) and Brazilian (upper half of image) landscapes with greyish white plumes of smoke, and contribute to a hazy veil that spreads across the Amazon Rainforest (top). It is likely that the fires were set by humans for agricultural purposes.

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