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Earth Observatory’s Fire Mapping

By Martin W. Lewis | June 6, 2012 |

NASA’s Earth Observatory is well known for its “image of the day” series, which showcases particularly striking satellite images. Today’s depiction shows a dust storm over the Persian Gulf (which NASA does indeed call the “Persian Gulf,” without qualification). Many other arresting images are found on the same site. One posted on June 3, for example, shows the smoke plumes …

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