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Those Calif. Wildfires Viewed From Space
"Multiple wildfires in Calif., fueled by strong Santa Ana winds and scorching temperatures, are so massive that they can easily be seen from space.
As's Alan Greenblatt reports, the fires have affected thousands of acres and put lives and property in jeopardy."
Those California Wildfires Viewed From Space
The image, captured by NASA’s Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) aboard the Aqua satellite, shows smoke trails stretching out over the Pacific Ocean.