Northern Argentina

Northern Argentina
  • Credit:

    Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC

Scattered fires send plumes of smoke into the atmosphere over Northern Argentina in this true-color Terra MODIS image from August 26, 2003. The fires are in a rich region for agriculture; snowmelt from the Andes feeds many of the rivers in this region. Rectangular agricultural plots cover the land like a mosaic, and are especially prominent in Paraguay, at upper image right.

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  • Data Date:

    August 26, 2003
  • Visualization Date:

    December 5, 2003
  • Sensor(s):

    Terra - MODIS

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