Using US map to examine scale of massive Australia wildfires

The size of the wildfires would cover a large portion of the United States.

Australia’s Deadly Wildfires in Photos: The View from Space

Wildfires devastated southeastern Australia in the final months of 2019 and in January 2020. See photos of those wildfires from space as NASA tracks them with satellites.

Wildfires devastated southeastern Australia in the final months of 2019 and in January 2020. See photos of those wildfires from space as NASA tracks them with satellites. (Image: © NASA EOSDIS)

Fueled by a lengthy and intensifying drought, an early kickoff to fire season in the Australian states of Queensland and New South Wales began in September 2019 and continued into early 2020. Upwards of 100 wildfires have devastated Australia’s southeast coast, killing at least 17 people. Tiếp tục đọc “Australia’s Deadly Wildfires in Photos: The View from Space”