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October 28, 2005JPEG
On October 28, 2005, the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Terra satellite captured this image of smoke pouring across the northern Pacific Ocean from dozens of fires (red dots) burning in Russia’s Far East.
NASA image courtesy the MODIS Rapid Response Team, Goddard Space Flight Center
A river of smoke flowed eastward from a cluster of fires burning in Russia's Far East in October 2005.
Heavy smoke hangs over eastern Russia from scores of intense wildfires in this image from May 26, 2011.