Fires in Siberia near the Delta of the Lena River

Fires in Siberia near the Delta of the Lena River
  • Credit:

    Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Land Rapid Response Team

This true-color MODIS image of the thawing Laptev Sea in northern Siberia, also shows fires burning southwest of the Lena River Delta, the brownish, fan-shaped feature at the center along the left edge.

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  • Data Date:

    July 4, 2001
  • Visualization Date:

    July 4, 2001
  • Sensor(s):

    Terra - MODIS
NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration