Fires on New Guinea

Fires on New Guinea

Numerous fires were burning on the southern portion of the island of Papua New Guinea on October 31, 2002. This image was captured by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on the Aqua satellite.

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  • Data Date:

    October 31, 2002
  • Visualization Date:

    November 4, 2002
  • Sensor(s):

    Aqua - MODIS


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