Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre

Title: Forest Fire in Tenerife, Spain (2018-04-11)


Activation time (UTC): 2018-04-11 09:43:00 Event time (UTC): 2018-04-08 20:51:00 Event type: Wildfire (Forest fire)

Activation reason:
On 08/04/2018 a forest fire started in the borough of Granadilla de Abona, in the South of Tenerife. Strong wind, steep and inhospitable terrain make firefighting efforts difficult. The wild fires are burning in the area of Lunar in Vilaflor and Granadilla de Abona, between Madre del Agua route and Montaña de la Arena.

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How to cite
European Commission, Joint Research Centre (2018):  Forest Fire in Tenerife, Spain (2018-04-11). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID:
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Issue date 2018-04-11
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Language English
Data theme(s) Regions and cities; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 72 GEOGRAPHY
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28.2211377891° N, -16.5448817866° E, 28.1504370673° S, -16.6426309245° W

Coordinate Reference System ETRS89 / LAEA Europe

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