Sakhalin Island, Russia

deforestation
June 17, 1989
deforestation
August 12, 1992

The area depicted here has been devastated by forest fires. Areas that were forested in the earlier date are now cleared. Deciduous forest areas are represented by a reddish-brown color while areas of bare ground are cyan in color. The forest fire that occurred in the later date was greater than 30 square km. in area. (Total area: 70.6 square km.)

Global Land Cover Change
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