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Haze Over Gulf of Saint Lawrence, Canada

47.0N 62W

June 25th, 2013 Category: Fires MODISAqua

Canada – June 24th, 2013

Haze hangs over the Gulf of Saint Lawrence in Canada. The haze is possibly caused by smoke from wildfires burning to the northwest. The Gulf of Saint Lawrence is┬áthe world’s largest estuary and the outlet of the Great Lakes of North America via the Saint Lawrence River into the Atlantic Ocean. The gulf is a semienclosed sea, covering an area of about 236,000 square kilometres (91,000 sq mi) and containing about 35,000 cubic kilometres (8,400 cu mi) of water, which results in an average depth of 148 meters.

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