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Table 3. 32. Forest Fires in 1993-1998

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1993

1994

1995

1996

1997

1998

1. Forest-fire territory in total including (ha) 3214 10353 3995 1361 1835 3483
Forest land including 3178 10040 3137 126731 1467 3374
Covered by forest vegetation 3178 10030 3137 2671 1467 3355
Non-forest territory 36 313 858 388 368 109
2. Forest-covered territories damaged by            
Creeping fire 2415 6061 1695 7163 1355 2510
Crown fire 712 3432 1416 5466 110 835
Peat fire 51 537 26 42 2 -
3. The number of fires 2967 7411 3754 4928 2309 3509
4. Average fire area per fire (ha) 1.08 1.40 1.06 2.65 0.79 0.99
5. Burnt and damaged by fire (m)            
Standing wood 174354 391159 145400 310920 11806 91394
Harvested timber 145 840 2247 4269 44 292