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Niger River Delta by Night

Gas flares outshine cities in the Niger River Delta of West Africa.


NASA/NOAA image by Jesse Allen and Robert Simmon, using VIIRS data from the NOAA Comprehensive Large Array-data Stewardship System (CLASS). Caption by Holli Riebeek.

Published March 13, 2014
Data acquired December 18, 2013

Source:
Suomi NPP > VIIRS
Topics:
Human Dimensions > Economic Resources > Oil/Gas Production
Radiance Or Imagery > Infrared Wavelengths > Infrared Radiance