Smoke Over Southern Andes Mountains

Smoke Over Southern Andes Mountains
  • Credit:

    SeaWiFS image courtesy the SeaWiFS Project, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center, and ORBIMAGE

There appeared to be some large fires burning in the Southern Andes Mountains on Feb. 6, 2002, filling the skies over the region with considerable smoke and haze. The Sea-viewing Wide Field-of-view Sensor (SeaWiFS), flying aboard the OrbView-2 satellite, acquired this true-color scene on Feb. 6.

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  • Data Date:

    February 6, 2002
  • Visualization Date:

    February 7, 2002
  • Sensor(s):

    OrbView-2 - SeaWiFS
NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration