Fires Across Argentina and Paraguay •

Last update: June 24th, 2019 at 7:11 pm

Red fire markers show hundreds of fires burning across Northern Argentina and Paraguay in this Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) image taken on August 20, 2003, by the Aqua satellite. A particularly intense blaze in Paraguay has cast a thick, triangular veil of smoke over the landscape to its south. The brown squares are areas that have been cleared.

Credit: Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC

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