Fires In Alaska and Northern Canada

 Fires In Alaska and Northern Canada
  • Credit:

    Image courtesy the SeaWiFS Project, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center, and ORBIMAGE

Thick smoke hung over eastern Alaska and northwestern Canada on June 27, 2004. The smoke is rising from several lightning-induced fires, which have been burning since mid-June. This image was captured by the Sea-viewing Wide Field-of-view Sensor (SeaWiFS) on the Orbview-2 satellite. Tan smoke colors the clouds over much of Alaska and down the coast of British Colombia.

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  • Data Date:

    June 27, 2004
  • Visualization Date:

    June 28, 2004
  • Sensor(s):

    OrbView-2 - SeaWiFS


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