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10 photos of the West Coast wildfires from the Can Geo photo community

See the impact of the West Coast wildfires through the lenses of our Can Geo photo community 
  • Sep 17, 2020
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  • 1 minutes
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While wildfires rage on the west coast of the United States, Canadians continue to see (and photograph) the effects in their own front yards. Residents saw bright orange skies along with heavy smoke cover as a result, and many of our Can Geo photo community used their cameras to capture these rare sights.

Here are 10 images of what Canadians are seeing closer home as a result of the wildfires in the United States.


A whale blows water in the ocean against an orange sky Expand Image
Photo: Karac Lindsay/@karaclindsay
A moose walks across the road, the background is thick with smoke Expand Image
Photo: Dean Myhal/Can Geo Photo Club
A farm machine plows the fields against an orange sky Expand Image
Photo: Herry Himanshu/@herry.with.an.e
Smoke clouds a view of hills and mountains Expand Image
Photo: Jeremy Klager/@jeremyklager
A wildfire burns after dark Expand Image
Photo: Meghann Fletcher/Can Geo Photo Club
Birds swim in shallow water near the shore against an orange light Expand Image
Photo: Kevin Wheeler/@kevin_wheeler_photography
Lion's Gate bridge in Vancouver is seen through thick smoke Expand Image
Photo: Max Lindenthaler/@maxvis12
A plane released red powder over a wildfire in the forest Expand Image
Photo: Meghann Fletcher/Can Geo Photo Club
Smoke covers a boardwalk and its archways overhead Expand Image
Photo: Gabor Dosa/Can Geo Photo Club
A ship sails through the water against an orange sky Expand Image
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