Contact: Rob Gutro
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
Caption: NASA's Terra satellite passed over the central Alaska and the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) instrument that flies aboard captured an image of smoke and hot spots from the Funny River Fire in southern Alaska on May 26 at 21:45 UTC (5:45 p.m. EDT). The heat from the fire appears red in the imagery and the smoke appears light brown.
Credit: NASA image courtesy Jeff Schmaltz, NASA Goddard MODIS Rapid Response Team, Caption by NASA Goddard, Rob Gutro
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