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IMAGE OF THE DAY
05-22-2024
Canada's fire season is off to an intense start
Today's Image of the Day from NASA Earth Observatory features smoke from fires around the Canadian community of Fort Nelson and streaming east into Alberta on May 11, 2024. Canada is currently facing an intense start to its wildland fire season, following a severe season last year.  By mid-May, parts of British Columbia were already shrouded in smoke from early and aggressive wildfires, a phenomenon typically seen much later in the summer.  Satellite observations of Canada fires The image was captured by the...
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