Fires in Republic Democratic of the Congo

Fires in Republic Democratic of the Congo
  • Credit:

    Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Land Rapid Response Team

This MODIS true-color image of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Africa, shows dozens of fires burning all over the country. To the far right of the image is Lake Tanganyika, which separates The Democratic Republic of Congo from Tanzania to its east.

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  • Data Date:

    June 2, 2001
  • Visualization Date:

    June 2, 2001
  • Sensor(s):

    Terra - MODIS
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