Fires Across Australian East Coast • Earth.com

Last update: August 24th, 2019 at 2:00 pm

Dozens of fires were detected across eastern Australia on September 11, 2003, by Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on the Aqua satellite. In this image, active fire detections have been marked with red dots. The most intense fires are burning in the Great Dividing Range Mountains, which stretch along the eastern margin of Australia

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

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