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July 8, 2011 - Las Conchas Fire, New Mexico

Las Conchas Before
Landsat 5
June 24, 2011
Las Conchas After
Landsat 7
July 2, 2011
Las Conchas Before
Las Conchas After
June 24, 2011 July 2, 2011
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The Las Conchas Fire, New Mexico's largest wildfire in recorded history, has burned over 135,000 acres to date. The fire began on June 26 when an aspen tree was blown down by strong winds, falling on power lines. In these Landsat images, vegetation is green, and dark red represents the burned area.