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File:Fires and Deforestation on the Amazon Frontier, Rondonia, Brazil - August 12, 2007.jpg


English: In this image, intact forest is deep green, while cleared areas are tan (bare ground) or light green (crops, pasture, or occasionally, second-growth forest). The fish bone pattern of small clearings along new roads is the beginning of one of the common deforestation trajectories in the Amazon.
Date 12 August 2007
Source NASA Earth Observatory
Author Jesse Allen and Robert Simmon

Image based on data from the MODIS science team.


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