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Smoke Near Sea of Okhotsk, Russia

54.9N 134.5E

July 31st, 2012 Category: Fires

Russia – July 30th, 2012

Smoke hangs over far eastern Russia, reaching the Sea of Okhotsk (far right). Russian news agencies have reported that around 90 taiga wildfires are burning in the Far East of the country, scorching more than 2,000 hectares (8 square mile) over the course of a day.

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