Fires and Smoke in Yucatan Peninsula • Earth.com

Last update: June 15th, 2019 at 2:00 pm

Scores of fires (red dots) in southern Mexico and Central America dominate this Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) image from the Aqua satellite on March 17, 2003. Countries shown are (north to south) Mexico, Guatemala (west) and Belize (east), El Salvador (west) and Honduras (east), and Nicaragua.

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

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