Fires in northern South America

Fires in northern South America 

09 February 2004


The following MODIS scenes show fires burning in northern South America on 08 February 2004. Red dots probably indicate land use fires, and a marked difference can be observed between the Llanos, where fire intensity is high, and the mountain regions of Guayana, where fires are clearly less.

15:20 UTC (Terra Satellite)
08 February 2004

This image was captured by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS).

(Image courtesy of MODIS Rapid Response Project at NASA/GSFC).

For additional informatinon on this region see: Country Archive for South America

As well as the Regional South America Wildland Fire Network

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