Yellowstone in Flames

Yellowstone in Flames
  • Credit:

    NASA GSFC Landsat/LDCM EPO Team
Smoke plumes billow from Yellowstone National Park in this natural-color image. The Yellowstone forest fires of 1988 were the worst in the park’s recorded history.

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  • Data Date:

    September 8, 1988
  • Visualization Date:

    May 21, 2012
  • Sensor(s):

    Landsat 5 - TM
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