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FEU CIME ROULANT [1 record]

Record 1 2008-09-05

English

Subject field(s)
  • Brush, Prairie and Forest Fires
CONT

Crown fire. A forest fire burning through tree tops. A running crown fire is one that is independent of the surface fire.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Incendies de végétation
CONT

On reconnaît deux types particuliers de feux de cimes, soit les feux de cimes dépendants et les feux de cimes roulants. [...] ils sont roulants lorsque, dans une forêt dense, le feu se développe dans la cime des arbres et, sous l'action d'un fort vent, se propage indépendamment du feu de surface.

Spanish

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