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Fires in West Africa

Fires in West Africa

On November 5, 2002, the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on the Terra satellite captured this true-color image of West Africa and numerous fires (red dots) burning the throughout the Sahel and savannas of Senegal (center left), Mali (center right), and Guinea (bottom).

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