Fires on New Guinea • Earth.com

Last update: June 25th, 2019 at 5:12 pm

Numerous fires were burning on the southern portion of the island of Papua New Guinea on October 31, 2002. This image was captured by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on the Aqua satellite.

Credit: Image courtesy Jeff Schmaltz, MODIS Rapid Response Team at NASA GSFC

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