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Photos From Fires In The Northwest Territories Are Apocalyptic

07/10/2014 12:07 EDT | Updated 07/11/2014 12:59 EDT

The Northwest Territories is suffering through one of the worst summers for forest fires in decades and the photos are otherworldly.

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More than 100 large fires are raging in the northern territory

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Hot dry conditions and lots of lightning have led to most of the blazes

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The fires are so large that they can be seen from space



And the smoke is causing air quality problems as far away as Saskatchewan, Manitoba and even the USA



Let's hope everyone up north stays safe


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(h/t Reddit)

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