Fires in Peru •

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

In the Andes Mountains in western Peru, the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on the Aqua satellite detected numerous fires burning on August 14, 2003. In the image, the fires have been marked with red dots.

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

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