Kamchatka Peninsula, Eastern Russia

Kamchatka Peninsula, Eastern Russia
  • Credit:

    Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Land Rapid Response Team

This true-color MODIS image shows a fire burning on the Kamchatka Peninsula, which extends southward from far eastern Siberia into the Bering and Okhotsk Seas. The mountains running along the backbone of the peninsula are the Sredinnyy Mountains.

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  • Data Date:

    June 12, 2001
  • Visualization Date:

    June 12, 2001
  • Sensor(s):

    Terra - MODIS


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