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Clear-cuts visible from space

Larger clear-cuts, and more of them, are planned

 

Photo: Clear-cuts visible from space, 2003

Ontario plans to lift the size limit on clear-cuts and expand clear-cutting. This satellite photo shows the extent of clear-cutting (brown) as of May 2003.

Yellow arrows indicate planned progression of

                            clear-cutting

Bright yellow in upper right is farmland

Red circle shows cut from this past year where

                nastawgan was destroyed See story

1  Lady Evelyn Lake

2  Lake Temagami

3  1977 fire

4  1992 fire in Lady Evelyn-Smoothwater

        Wilderness Park

5  Makobe Lake in wilderness park

6  Smoothwater Lake in wilderness park

7  Cross Lake

8  Sturgeon River

9  Anima Nipissing Lake

Photo: NASA/NOAA

 

 

  RELATED PHOTO: Clearcuts in Fall 2005

 

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