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Wildfire Smoke Reaches the Atlantic
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On June 23, 2013, the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Terra satellite captured this image of wildfire smoke over the North Atlantic Ocean near Newfoundland. The smoke has a yellow-tan or milky gray color compared with brighter white clouds.