Fires in Idaho, Montana, and Canada • Earth.com

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

Dozens of large fires were burning across the Rocky Mountains in Canada (top), Montana (bottom right), and Idaho (bottom center) on August 14, 2003. This image shows smoke plumes trailing from the fires, which were detected by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on the Aqua satellite and are marked with red dots in the image.

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

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