Wildfires in California

Wildfires in California
  • Credit:

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

This MODIS true-color image shows fire burning west of Lake Tahoe in California. Additional fires are burning to the south in the Sierra Nevada Mountains.

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  • Data Date:

    August 27, 2001
  • Visualization Date:

    August 27, 2001
  • Sensor(s):

    Terra - MODIS


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