In the mountainous terrain in the southern portions of the Krasnoyarsk region of central Russia, scores of fires continue to burn on May 22, 2002. This image was acquired by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on the Terra satellite. This image is centered farther south than the previous images. To gain perspective, locate the distinctive bend in the Yenisey River, visible in all images.
Please note that the high-resolution scene provided here is 500 meters per pixel. For a copy of the scene at the sensor's fullest resolution, visit the MODIS Rapid Response Image Gallery.