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Fires Scorch Oregon

Fires Scorch Oregon

Fifteen fires covering more than 150,000 acres were burning in Oregon as of July 19, 2002. This Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) image from July 18, 2002, shows smoke from some of the largest fires spreading north into Canada.

Image courtesy Jasmine Nahorniak, MODIS Direct Broadcast Station at Ocean Physics and Ecology Laboratory at Oregon State University.