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Scores of fires were smoking across southern Russia (top) on April 30, 2003. A few other fires were detected in northern China as well (below). This image was acquired by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on the Aqua satellite.
Credit: Jeff Schmaltz, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC