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Fires in Eastern Cape Province, South Africa

Image captured on 21 June 2021, by the MODIS instrument, aboard the Aqua satellite.

Fires in Eastern Cape Province, South Africa on 21 June 2021 (Aqua/MODIS)

False-color (Bands 7-2-1) corrected reflectance image of fires in Eastern Cape Province of South Africa. This image was acquired by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS), aboard NASA's Aqua satellite. The false-color image shows the two fires along the coast in red, with strong winds causing the smoke to be blown out far into the ocean.

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