South Africa's Garden Route threatened by wildfires • Earth.com

Last update: November 18th, 2018 at 11:00 am

Today’s Image of the Day from NASA Earth Observatory shows large fires burning across the Garden Route in South Africa.

The Garden Route is a popular road trip destination which features over 120 miles of beaches, national parks, and incredible views.

By November 4, six wildfires had burned over 332 square miles of land across the coastal route.

This image was captured on November 3, 2018 by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Terra satellite.

By Chrissy Sexton, Earth.com Staff Writer

Image Credit: NASA Earth Observatory

 

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