Fires in Peru

Fires in Peru
  • Credit:

    Jeff Schmaltz, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC

In the Andes Mountains in western Peru, the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on the Aqua satellite detected numerous fires burning on August 14, 2003. In the image, the fires have been marked with red dots.

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  • Data Date:

    August 14, 2003
  • Visualization Date:

    August 15, 2003
  • Sensor(s):

    Aqua - MODIS

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