Australia — Smoke blows almost due east from a devastating bushfire that hasravaged nearly all the terrain of a small national park in the southern part ofWestern Australia. This image was captured by the Moderate Resolution ImagingSpectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASAs Terrasatellite on February 12, 2007. The location where MODIS detected activelyburning fire is outlined in red. Porongurup National Parka small park thatencompasses an ancient mountain range and, despite its small size, is home to 10species of plants found no where else in the worldis almost completely hiddenby smoke in this scene. The dramatic contrast between the areas native,protected vegetation and areas that humans have converted to crop and pastureland is clear in this image. Stirling Range National Park is the largestpreserved area in the image.