Smoke around the Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia

Smoke around the Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia
  • Credit:

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

Southwest of the Kamchatka Peninsula (top center) in northeastern Russia, smoke from forest fires raging across Siberia is drifting out over the Sea of Okhotsk (lower right). The fires have been burning for over a month. This image was acquired on May 21, 2002.

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  • Data Date:

    May 21, 2002
  • Visualization Date:

    May 27, 2002
  • Sensor(s):

    Terra - MODIS


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