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Smoke in Russian Far East, Near Sea of Okhotsk

August 1st, 2012 Category: Fires

Russia – July 31st, 2012

Smoke from rampant wildfires in Central and Eastern Russia continue to create thick clouds of smoke over the country. Here, smoke covers the skies of the Russian Far East, near the Sea of Okhotsk (visible by the right edge). The fires have been fueled by factors such as unseasonably high temperatures in the region.

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