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Fires and smoke in Northwest India

To the southeast of a dense cluster of agricultural fires (red dots), a pall of smoke hangs over northwestern India. The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on the Aqua satellite captured this image on October 23, 2003.


Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC

Published October 23, 2003
Data acquired October 23 - 23, 2003

Source:
Aqua > MODIS
Topic:
Human Dimensions > Natural Hazards > Fires