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Drought in Southern South America

Drought in Southern South America
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Drought in Southern South America

This vegetation index image represents the impact of one of the worst droughts in southern South America in decades.

Image of the Day Land Life Drought

Drought in Argentina
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Drought in Argentina

This pair of natural-color (photo-like) images from the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Terra satellite contrasts 2009 conditions in southern Buenos Aires province with the conditions in 2008, a more normal year.

Image of the Day Land Life Drought Human Presence