Fire in Greenland

Satellite image showing a fire in Greenland

Detailed Description

It may seem surprising that wildfires burn in Greenland, a huge island of ice and glaciers. But fires do happen there. Earth-observing satellites detected a fire in a remote area of western Greenland in August 2017.


Image Dimensions: 1200 x 331

Date Taken:

Lat / Long: 67.847063000000 / -51.545268000000

Location Taken: GL