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Smoke Blowing Northwest Towards Zeyskoye Reservoir, Russia – May 25th, 2011

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May 25th, 2011 Category: Fires, Image of the day

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The image offers another view of the fires burning near the frozen Zeyskoye (Zeya) Reservoir, in eastern Russia’s Amur Oblast. The smoke blows to the northwest, towards the lake.

Russia is currently being afflicted by wildfires both in its far eastern and central areas (click here for previous articles). The fires are thought to be caused by human activity.

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