Los Angeles County's Station Fire visible from space

Southern California's Station Fire, now more than a week old, is nearing 150,000 acres in size. The blaze, as pictured above by NASA's Terra satellite yesterday, is better contained than it was Sunday, when Terra passed overhead and photographed dramatic plumes of smoke rising into the sky. But the fire is far from tamed. The smoke from the Station Fire is visible in the center of the photograph, in the mountains just north of Los Angeles, as a gray haze among the white clouds.

Full article on Scientific American



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