Wildfires in Western Australia

Wildfires in Western Australia
  • Credit:

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

Northwest of the Great Sandy Desert, smoke from multiple bushfires in Western Australia is billowing out over the Indian Ocean in this MODIS image from November 13, 2001. Numerous fires are clustered at the north end of Eighty Mile Beach.

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  • Data Date:

    November 14, 2001
  • Visualization Date:

    November 20, 2001
  • Sensor(s):

    Terra - MODIS


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