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Kamchatka Peninsula, Eastern Russia

This true-color MODIS image shows a fire burning on the Kamchatka Peninsula, which extends southward from far eastern Siberia into the Bering and Okhotsk Seas. The mountains running along the backbone of the peninsula are the Sredinnyy Mountains.


Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Land Rapid Response Team

Published June 12, 2001
Data acquired June 12, 2001

Source:
Terra > MODIS
Topic:
Human Dimensions > Environmental Impacts > Biomass Burning