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Iberian Peninsula, spectacular forest fires with smoke plumes swirling out over the Atlantic Ocean

Iberian Peninsula, spectacular forest fires with smoke plumes swirling out over the Atlantic Ocean Image ID 107
Acquisition date 07-Aug-2006
Over head time 11:08:00
Satellite Sensor modis
Sensor Channel(s) 1,4,3

Forest fires in Portugal and the north west Spanish region of Galicia producing smoke plumes which are being carried out into the Atlantic Ocean. The speed and direction of the offshore wind is having a swirling effect on the smoke as it is carried away from the coast.

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