Not sure what is burning, but it is truly enormous - look at the scale on the map!
View in Google Earth Categories: Fires
By: andrewmorrell
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@ 2005-07-16 13:32:43
That is HUGE! Good catch...
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@ 2005-07-16 18:36:44
Thanks - zoom in on it. It looks creepy.
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@ 2005-07-19 16:32:04
30 miles to the north there is another of these things, wauzers! what IS this??
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@ 2005-07-19 16:40:22
I tried searching for this town nearby: zaliv nerpichiy, but couldnt find anything in google about it
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@ 2005-07-27 03:14:03
These are forest fires in Siberia. They're pretty common, ignited via both natural and man-made causes. Fires are currently burning in central Russia; you can see satellite photos here:
http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/NaturalHazards/natural_hazards_v2.php3?img_id=12995
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