Fires in Mexico and Central America
acquired March 6, 2003 download large image (1 MB, JPEG, 2200x2800)

Fires (red dots) continue to burn across southern Mexico, the Yucatan Peninsula, and Central America. Countries shown are (from bottom right) Nicaragua, Honduras, El Salvador, Guatemala, Belize (to the northeast), and Mexico. At bottom left, sun glints off the Pacific Ocean. At top and right are the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea.

The high-resolution image provided above is 500 meters per pixel. The MODIS Rapid Response System provides this image at MODIS’ maximum spatial resolution of 250 meters.

Image courtesy Jeff Schmaltz, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA GSFC

Instrument(s): 
Aqua - MODIS

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