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Rim Fire Expands into Yosemite National Park
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Rim Fire Expands into Yosemite National Park

The Rim Fire burning in the Stanislaus National Forest in California has crossed into the Yosemite National Park. The fire has burned more than 105,000 acres, approximately 162 square miles, of brush, oak and pine trees in steep and marginally accessible terrain. This image was taken by the Suomi NPP satellite's Day-Night Band around 0950Z on August 23, 2013. An unannotated version of this image can be found here.

 
Referral:Incident Information System Updates on the Rim Fire
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Keywords:Rim Fire, California, NPP, VIIRS, DNB, 2013.08.23
 

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