Fires and Smoke Around Lake Baikal, Russia • Earth.com

Last update: August 22nd, 2019 at 2:00 am

Thick smoke spreads southeastward from fires burning on either side of Lake Baikal (center) in southern Russia. Active fire detections have been marked with red dots in this Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) image from the Aqua satellite on July 6, 2003.

Credit: Jeff Schmaltz, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC

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