Fires in Tasmania

Fires in Tasmania
  • Credit:

    Jesse Allen, Earth Observatory

On April 26, 2006, the MODIS on NASA’s Aqua satellite passed over the Tasmania and captured this image, which showed numerous fires (marked in red) burning. Several of the fires are accompanied by long smoke plumes, which stretch generally westward.

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Metadata

  • Data Date:

    April 26, 2006
  • Visualization Date:

    April 28, 2006
  • Sensor(s):

    Aqua - MODIS
NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration