The Roaring Rodeo-Chediski Fire

The Roaring Rodeo-Chediski Fire
  • Credit:

    NASA GSFC Landsat/LDCM EPO Team
In June 2002, the Rodeo-Chediski Fire burned nearly 500,000 acres in eastern Arizona, making it the worst wild fire in Arizona’s history. This false-color Landsat 5 image, acquired on June 29, shows the active fire front and the massive burn scar created by the blaze.

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  • Data Date:

    June 29, 2002
  • Visualization Date:

    May 21, 2012
  • Sensor(s):

    Landsat 5 - TM


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