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This Aqua MODIS image from April 26, 2003, shows fires (red dots) burning in northern Western Australia (left) and Northern Territory (right).
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 Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Rapid Response Team at NASA GSFC