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Fires in West Africa
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Fires in West Africa

February 20, 2013
The West Africa biomass burning season that began in November 2002 is still underway in late March 2003. This true-color Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) image from the Aqua satellite on March 24, 2003, shows scores of fires heavily concentrated in Sierra Leone, with other fires scattered across Guinea (top) and Liberia (bottom right). Credit: Jeff Schmaltz, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC


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