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Smoke Veiling Western Half of India

14.6N 74.7E

December 10th, 2012 Category: Fires

India – December 2nd, 2012

Farmers in the Indian state of Punjab have been using fire to clear the fields of weeds and residue from previous years’ crops and to add nutrients to the soil. Here, the smoke can be seen spreading southward and veiling most of the western half of the country.

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