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