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Smoke Over the Ukraine from Fires in the Balkans

48.8N 26.9E

September 22nd, 2012 Category: Fires, Rivers

Europe – September 3rd, 2012

Smoke from fires in the Balkans blows over the high ridges of the Carpathian Mountains (left) in Romania and over the Ukraine. Visible in the lower right quadrant is the Black Sea, with the Danube Delta visible as a green triangular area on the Romania-Ukraine border.

Smoke from Balkan Fires West of Carpathian Mountains

42.3N 20.1E

September 19th, 2012 Category: Fires, Mountains

Europe – September 2nd, 2012

Smoke from fires in the Balkans blows northward over Europe. Visible to the east of the cloud of smoke is the distinctive green, backwards S-shape of the Carpathian Mountains, which run through the Czech Republic in the northwest, through Slovakia, Poland, Hungary and Ukraine, to Romania in the east and on to the Iron Gates on the River Danube between Romania and Serbia in the south.

Smoke from Croatian Fires Spreads Towards Carpathian Mountains and Southern Italy

40.3N 18.6E

September 14th, 2012 Category: Fires

Croatia, Greece and Romania – August 31st, 2012

Smoke from fires in Croatia spreads northward and eastward over neighboring countries, reaching the curved ridge of the Carpathian Mountains (upper right quadrant). A plume of smoke also stretches over the Adriatic, blowing between the Albanian coast and the southern tip of Apulia, Italy.

Dense Cloud of Smoke from Fires in Croatia – September 12th, 2012

42.3N 19.5E

September 12th, 2012 Category: Fires, Image of the day

Croatia and Romania – August 30th, 2012

As Croatia experiences one its hottest summers in history fires have been spreading along the popular southern coast, affecting local tourism. Here, a thick cloud of smoke billows from the fires, reaching as far as Greece and across the Adriatic to southern Italy. Visible in the upper part of the image is the inverse S-shaped curve of the Carpathian Mountains, in Romania and other Central-Eastern European Nations.

Europe, from the Carpathians to Crimea to Greece and Turkey – September 25th, 2011

41.4N 27.3E

September 25th, 2011 Category: Image of the day, Lakes, Mountains

Greece - September 1st, 2011

This image stretches from the Black Sea (upper right quadrant) to the Sea of Marmara (center), to the Aegean and Mediterranean Seas (below). Visible in the upper right corner is part of the Crimean Peninsula, in Ukraine.

The upper left quadrant includes the Carpathian Mountains, snaking across Romania and neighboring countries in an inverted S-shape. Visible below are Greece (left) and Turkey (right) and the numerous islands between them.

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