Fires in Northern Baja California, Mexico • Earth.com

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

These images from the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) sensors on the Aqua and Terra satellites shows fires in Baja California in late June and early July 2003. Along the US-Mexico border, a large, grayish patch on the Pacific Coast at the border is San Diego (U.S.) and Tijuana (Mexico). The much larger gray patch farther up the coast is Los Angeles.

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

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