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Fire by Bolivia-Paraguay-Brazil Border

19.5S 58.1W

September 12th, 2012 Category: Fires, Lakes, Rivers

Brazil – August 30th, 2012

A thick cloud of smoke from a fire near the Bolivia-Paraguay-Brazil border spreads out in the upper left quadrant of this image. Visible to the right is the reservoir of the Sérgio Motta Dam on the Paraná River. The 22 m (72 ft) tall dam creates a reservoir with a 19.9 km3 (4.8 cu mi) capacity and surface area of 2,250 km2 (870 sq mi).