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The terror of Australia’s bushfires in 3 stark graphics

25 million acres of land have burned since September. Image: REUTERS/Tracey Nearmy

Shayanne Gal

Graphic Designer, Business Insider

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The Australian bushfires have burned over 25 million acres so far. Image: Shayanne Gal/Insider
Australia bushfires area compared to US
The area of burned land in Australia is equal to the entire state of Virginia. Image: Shayanne Gal/Insider
Australia bushfires smoke plume size
Australia's smoke plume is the same size as 68.4% per cent of it's land. Image: Shayanne Gal/Insider
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