Fires and smoke near Yakutsk, Russia

Fires and smoke near Yakutsk, Russia
  • Credit:

    Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Land Rapid Response Team

Fires continue to burn and produce a shroud of thick smoke in the central Siberian Plateau and east across the Lena River, barely visible through the smoke, into the Orulgan Mountains. This true-color MODIS image shows the fires marked with red dots.

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  • Data Date:

    July 20, 2001
  • Visualization Date:

    July 20, 2001
  • Sensor(s):

    Terra - MODIS


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