Fires in Zambia, Angola, and Democratic Republic of the Congo

Fires in Zambia, Angola, and Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Credit:

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

Possibly hundreds of fires are burning in the southern African countries of Angola (left) Democratic Republic of Congo (top right), and Zambia (right). At the bottom left, a dark green strip marks the course of the Okavango River in northern Botswana. This image from the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) was acquired on May 27, 2002.

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  • Data Date:

    May 27, 2002
  • Visualization Date:

    June 1, 2002
  • Sensor(s):

    Terra - MODIS

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