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Haze Over Northern India and Pakistan

28.8N 72.4E

November 4th, 2012 Category: Fires, Rivers

Pakistan and India – October 28th, 2012

A thick, smoky haze hangs over northern India, south of the Himalayas, and spreads westward into Pakistan. The smoke reaches as far as the Indus River Valley, visible as a wide green band around the meandering, tan river on the left side of the image. The tall mountains of the Himalayas prevent the smoke from spreading northward.

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