Fire in Portugal

Fire in Portugal
  • Credit:

    Jeff Schmaltz

The MODIS on NASA’s Terra satellite detected a large fire burning in northwest Portugal on June 5, 2006. The fire, outlined in red, was billowing a cloud of smoke that spread out over the Atlantic Ocean. The fire is near the border of Portugal and Spain, which both share the Iberian Peninsula.

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  • Data Date:

    June 5, 2006
  • Visualization Date:

    June 12, 2006
  • Sensor(s):

    Terra - MODIS
NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration