Fires near Pyramid Lake and Reno, Nevada

Fires near Pyramid Lake and Reno, Nevada
  • Credit:

    Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Land Rapid Response Team at NASA/GSFC

This true-color MODIS image of a large portion of Nevada (right) and California (left) shows a fire (red dot) burning on the western edge of Pyramid Lake, which is located just right of the image's center. To the southwest of Pyramid Lake, straddling the border of Nevada and California, is Lake Tahoe.

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  • Data Date:

    May 27, 2001
  • Visualization Date:

    May 27, 2001
  • Sensor(s):

    Terra - MODIS
NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration