Colorado Wildfire Scar Spotted from Space
by OurAmazingPlanet Staff
Date: 05 July 2012 Time: 05:33 PM ET
|A satellite spied the burned-out scar left by Colorado's Waldo Canyon fire on July 4.
Colorado's devastating Waldo Canyon Fire has left a massive scar on the Earth that is visible from space.
A false-color image snapped by a satellite yesterday (July 4) shows the blackened scar covering the mountainous terrain west of Colorado Springs, where the fire continues to burn.
The Waldo Canyon fire was first reported on June 23. So far, it has burned 18,247 acres and destroyed 346 homes, making it the most destructive fire in Colorado's history.
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