Best Earth Images of the Week - Sept. 7, 2012

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Swirling haze

Credit: Rich Szlavko
Thick columns of smoke continue to rise from a wildfire that is chewing its way through the steep brush of the San Gabriel Mountains near Los Angeles,…Read More »

Calif., in photos taken by agencies helping to fight the wildfire.

The Williams Fire, named after the Camp Williams Resort near where it started on Sunday (Sept. 2), has already torched 6 square miles (15.4 square km) of forest as of today (Sept. 5). It isn't expected to be contained for more than a week, according to the National Forest Service.

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