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Fires in the Caucasus

Fires in the Caucasus

On November 18, 2019, the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Aqua satellite acquired this natural-color image of smoke plumes around the Caucasus Mountains and the Black Sea coast of Russia.

NASA Earth Observatory image by Joshua Stevens, using MODIS data from NASA EOSDIS/LANCE and GIBS/Worldview. Text by Michael Carlowicz.