May 25, 2009

Forest fires in northern Mongolia

Large fires in the forested mountains of Russia southeast of Lake Baikal (Burytiya region) and northern Mongolia’s Selenge province continued to grow on May 22, 2009. Read more…

The large water body is Lake Baikal.
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NASA image courtesy the MODIS Rapid Response Team

1 comment:

egor_13 said...

Hi Axel and others,

to the point, ongoing data on the fire situation around Lake Baikal (including some part of northern Mongolia, between ca 103 and 112 deg. E and to south up to 49 deg. N) having been obtained daily can be found at
(in Russian but can be understood in the context I hope)

Igor F