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Anaktuvuk River Fire, 2007

Caption: The 2007 Anaktuvuk River Fire burned more than 1,000 square kilometers of tundra on Alaska's North Slope. It was the largest tundra fire in the region in recorded history.

Credit: Bureau of Land Management

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