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B.C.’s record-setting wildfires explained in one chart

B.C.’s record-setting wildfires explained in one chart

Postby coffeeFreak » Aug 29th, 2017, 7:04 pm

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B.C.’s record-setting wildfires explained in one chart

Monday, August 28th, 2017 19:12 EDT

https://www.follownews.com/p/518nl

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Re: B.C.’s record-setting wildfires explained in one chart

Postby Glacier » Aug 30th, 2017, 8:42 am

My brother and I were discussing whether or not the two largest fires in BC History would merge into one massive 800,000 hectare/2,000,000 acre fire because they are now only 15km apart, but your link reminds me that they likely wont because the massive 35,500 ha Pelican Lake fire from 2010 is between the two fires, so probably not much to burn, thus no merger.

largestfiresmerge2.jpg

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Re: B.C.’s record-setting wildfires explained in one chart

Postby Temet Nosce » Aug 30th, 2017, 11:18 am

Glacier wrote:My brother and I were discussing whether or not the two largest fires in BC History would merge into one massive 800,000 hectare/2,000,000 acre fire because they are now only 15km apart, but your link reminds me that they likely wont because the massive 35,500 ha Pelican Lake fire from 2010 is between the two fires, so probably not much to burn, thus no merger.

largestfiresmerge2.jpg



Appreciate your maps and resources--informative and illustrates the scope of the fires (happy birthday :130:)
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