NumerousFires in Southeast Tanzania Through a patchwork of clouds, the ModerateResolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on the Aqua satellite detected numerous fires (red dots) burning in Tanzania, Africa, onNovember 25, 2002. Fires appear to be most heavily concentrated on the MakondePlateau, north of the Tanzania-Mozambique border. At image right is the IndianOcean.
Source: NASA/ EO
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