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Fires in West Africa

Fires in West Africa

The burning season in West Africa is still underway in March 2003. This true-color Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) image from the Aqua satellite shows widespread fires (red dots) burning in (top) Guinea, (left) Sierra Leone, and (right) Liberia.

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