Fires in Northwest India

Fires in Northwest India
  • Credit:

    Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC

Fires crowd up to the border of India (right) and Pakistan (left) at the foothills of the Himalaya Mountains. The fires are likely for agricultural purposes, and they have been marked in this Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) image from the Aqua satellite with red dots. The image was captured on October 14, 2003.

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  • Data Date:

    October 14, 2003
  • Visualization Date:

    October 16, 2003
  • Sensor(s):

    Aqua - MODIS


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