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Vegetation Fires in Brazil

28 October 2002

NASA – earthobservatory

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Fires and Deforestation in Brazil
Fires are scattered across central Brazil, from the Amazon Rainforests to the north of the image to the purplish-looking wetlands at lower left. This true-color image was acquired on October 23, 2002, by theModerateResolution Imaging Spectroradiometer.on the Terra satellite. Fire detections are marked with red dots.


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