Fires in Southcentral United States • Earth.com

Last update: June 25th, 2019 at 3:00 pm

On March 31, 2003, the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on the Aqua satellite detected numerous fires (red dots) burning in the central United States. States shown are (top left to bottom) Kansas, Oklahoma, and Texas; (center, top to bottom), Missouri, Arkansas, and Louisiana; Illinois (far top right) and Mississippi (bottom right edge.)

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

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