Fires across Australian East Coast

Fires across Australian East Coast
  • Credit:

    Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC

Dozens of fires were detected across eastern Australia on September 11, 2003, by Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on the Aqua satellite. In this image, active fire detections have been marked with red dots. The most intense fires are burning in the Great Dividing Range Mountains, which stretch along the eastern margin of Australia.

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  • Data Date:

    September 11, 2003
  • Visualization Date:

    September 11, 2003
  • Sensor(s):

    Aqua - MODIS


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