Fires in Northwest India

Fires in Northwest India
  • Credit:

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

At the foothills of the Himalayas, east of the Indus River, numerous agricultural fires continue to burn in northwest India. This image of the fires (red dots) was captured by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on the Aqua satellite on October 29, 2002.

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  • Data Date:

    October 29, 2002
  • Visualization Date:

    October 29, 2002
  • Sensor(s):

    Aqua - MODIS
NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration