Fires in Northern Territory, Australia

Fires in Northern Territory, Australia
  • Credit:

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

Fires are burning throughout Australia's Northern Territory, seen here in this true-color MODIS image. The image is centered on the Macdonnell Ranges, which stand out in greens and browns against the reddish sands of the Simpson Desert to the southeast and the paler Barkly Tableland region to the northeast.

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  • Data Date:

    August 27, 2001
  • Visualization Date:

    August 27, 2001
  • Sensor(s):

    Terra - MODIS
NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration