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Fires in Democratic Republic of the Congo, Tanzania, Zambia, and Angola

Numerous fires are burning in several Africa countries, including Angola (lower left), Zambia (lower right), Tanzania (far right), and the Democratic Republic of Congo (center). The fires appear as red dots. The large lake straddling the border between the Democratic Republic of Congo and Tanzania is Lake Tanganyika.


Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Land Rapid Response Team

Published July 4, 2001
Data acquired July 4, 2001

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