Fires near Lake Baikal, Russia

Fires near Lake Baikal, Russia
  • Credit:

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

This MODIS true-color image shows the ice retreating from the southwestern corner of Lake Baikal in southern Russia. From the southwestern corner, the Angara River flows north. Smoke and fires are visible as well, with the fires superimposed on the surface reflectance image as red dots.

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  • Data Date:

    May 30, 2001
  • Visualization Date:

    May 30, 2001
  • Sensor(s):

    Terra - MODIS
NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration