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Fires on Cape York Peninsula Australia
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Fires on Cape York Peninsula, Australia

March 29, 2013
Fires have been burning across northeastern Australia’s Cape York Peninsula since mid-September. This image shows the actively burning fires marked in yellow on a true-color Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) image from the Aqua satellite, captured on September 29, 2003. Credit: Image courtesy Jesse Allen, based on data from the MODIS Rapid Response Team at NASA GSFC