JPL Imagery Captures Fires in the Land 'Down Under'

fires over Australia This image, captured on February 14, shows a large burned area about 50 kilometers (30 miles) northeast of Melbourne near Kinglake National Park. Image credit: NASA/GSFC/METI/ERSDAC/JAROS, and U.S./Japan ASTER Science Team
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February 20, 2009

Satellite images of Australia's severe wildfires show the global transport of their pollution, extent of the devastation and the fires still burning as of Feb. 17.

For more information about the image, visit http://photojournal.jpl.nasa.gov/catalog/PIA11806 .

For an animation showing carbon monoxide levels over Australia, visit http://photojournal.jpl.nasa.gov/catalog/PIA11807 .



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