Fires in Mexico

Fires in Mexico
  • Credit:

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

Numerous wildfires cover the Sierra Madre Mountains of southwestern Mexico in this MODIS image acquired on April 10, 2002. Sun glints off the Pacific Ocean at lower right.

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  • Data Date:

    April 10, 2002
  • Visualization Date:

    April 21, 2002
  • Sensor(s):

    Terra - MODIS


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