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Fires in Northern Australia

Fires in Northern Australia

Since late September, fires have been burning across northern Australia’s Kimberly Plateau. This image of the fires (marked in red) was captured by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on the Aqua satellite on November 3, 2003.

Image courtesy Jesse Allen, based on data from the MODIS Rapid Response Team at NASA GSFC