Fires in the Okavango Delta (Botswana) and Zambia

Fires in the Okavango Delta (Botswana) and Zambia
  • Credit:

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

A number of fires (red dots) can be seen in this true-color MODIS image acquired April 7, 2002. A number of the fires are burning in Zambia (upper right), but most are concentrated in Botswana's Okavango Delta (lower middle left). Smoke plumes from some of the fires can be seen in the higher resolutions of the image.

Images & Animations


File Dimensions

  • 600x450
  • JPEG 62 KB
  • 1200x900
  • JPEG 218 KB
  • 2400x1800
  • JPEG 584 KB


  • Data Date:

    April 7, 2002
  • Visualization Date:

    April 17, 2002
  • Sensor(s):

    Terra - MODIS


NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration