Wildfires in the Northwest Territories - Nasa daily picture for August 15 (2023)

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The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer on NASA’s Aqua satellite captured this image of fires in the Northwest Territories on August 8, 2023.

On August 8, 2023, the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer on NASA’s Aqua satellite captured this image of dense plumes of smoke streaming from dozens of large fires in the Northwest Territories. Several of these fires raged around Yellowknife, the province’s capital and largest city, where firefighters are conducting controlled burns around the city’s perimeter as a cautionary measure. These fires follow major outbreaks of fire in AlbertaBritish ColumbiaNova Scotia, and Quebec, in May, June, and July.

Image Credit: NASA/Michala Garrison

Source: www.nasa.gov


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