Fires in Mali and Senegal

Fires in Mali and Senegal
  • Credit:

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

This MODIS image from October 19, 2001, shows dozens of fires burning in the African countrie of Senegal (left) and Mali (right). North is Mauritania. In roughly the center of Mauritania, the dark brown area indicates the location of seasonal lakes and rivers--apparently dry at this time.

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  • Data Date:

    October 19, 2001
  • Visualization Date:

    October 19, 2001
  • Sensor(s):

    Terra - MODIS
NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration