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Smoky Haze Over Myanmar and China

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April 19th, 2013 Category: Fires

Myanmar and China – April 19th, 2013

A cloud of smoke and haze hangs over northern Myanmar and southeastern China. In the full image, square markers indicate the exact locations of many of the fires contributing to the haze. Although the cause cannot be discerned through the imagery, fires in this region at this time of year are often set by farmers wishing to clear fields for planting.

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