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Scores of fires (red dots) have been detected in this true-color Moderate-resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) image from May 4, 2002. This image is from the Krasnoyarsk region in south-central Russia.
Please note that the high-resolution scene provided here is 500 meters per pixel. For a copy of this scene at the sensor's fullest resolution, visit the MODIS Rapidfire site.
Image courtesy Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Land Rapid Response Team at NASA GSFC