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Landsat image of Mendicino Complex Fire, summer 2018

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The largest wildfire in California’s history, the Mendocino Complex Fire, was a combination of the Ranch Fire and the River Fire. Together, they burned over 459,000 acres of forested, mountainous land around Clear Lake in summer 2018.


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