Navajo Mountain Fire

Navajo Mountain Fire
  • Credit:

    Jeff Schmaltz

Just north of the Arizona-Utah border, Navajo Mountain overlooks Lake Powell in the Glen Canyon. On June 12, 2006, the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Aqua satellite observed a large fire on the mountain. The location in which the sensor detected actively burning fire is outlined in red. A column of smoke billows north.

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  • Data Date:

    June 13, 2006
  • Visualization Date:

    June 17, 2006
  • Sensor(s):

    Aqua - MODIS
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