Fires in Southern Queensland • Earth.com

Last update: September 17th, 2019 at 8:00 am

On November 13, 2006, numerous fires were burning in southern Queensland, Australia. This image of the area was captured by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Aqua satellite that day. Places where MODIS detected actively burning fire are outlined in red. The largest fires were burning in the Buckland Tableland region and at the southern end of the Expedition Range Mountains.

The high-resolution image provided above has a spatial resolution of 250 meters per pixel. The MODIS Rapid Response System provides this image at additional resolutions.

Credit: NASA image courtesy the MODIS Rapid Response Team, Goddard Space Flight Center

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