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NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center

Veld Fires in South Africa

Caption: This natural-color satellite image was collected by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer aboard the Aqua satellite on Aug. 26, 2014. Actively burning areas, detected by MODIS's thermal bands, are outlined in red.

Credit: NASA image courtesy Jeff Schmaltz, MODIS Rapid Response Team. Caption: NASA/Goddard, Lynn Jenner with information from the Volunteer Wildfire Services in South Africa, and Weather South Africa.

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