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Oceansat-1 Shows Wildfires in Southern California

Imagery shows large areas burning in three separate areas

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At 6:37 Central time the Earth Scan Lab captured the above image showing the ongoing wildfires burning across southern California. Large triangular shaped smoke plumes appear in a blue-gray indicating substantial burning beneath. Los Angeles and San Diego are towards the top left of the image, while Baja California is visible to the south.

Published: October 23, 2007