Fires in West Africa •

Last update: September 17th, 2019 at 12:00 am

The burning season in West Africa is still underway in March 2003. This true-color Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) image from the Aqua satellite shows widespread fires (red dots) burning in (top) Guinea, (left) Sierra Leone, and (right) Liberia.

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

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