Fires along the Volga, Russia

Fires along the Volga, Russia
  • Credit:

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

The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) detected numerous fires (red dots) burning near the Volga River in western Russia on April 20 and 22, 2002. The Volga River flows southward from its origins in the Ural Mountains to empty into the Caspian Sea.

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  • Data Date:

    April 22, 2002
  • Visualization Date:

    April 28, 2002
  • Sensor(s):

    Terra - MODIS
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