Severe Bush Fires Near Sydney, Australia
acquired December 29, 2001 download large image (2 MB, JP, 3400x4400)

This true-color image over Sydney, Australia, was taken on December 29, 2001, by the MODIS sensor flying aboard NASA's Terra satellite. The scene shows more than a dozen wildfires (red pixels) burning around the city, while their grey smoke plumes fill the skies.

Image courtesy Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Land Rapid Response Team at NASA GSFC

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Terra - MODIS

Severe Bush Fires Near Sydney, Australia

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