Photo: Satellite Captures Soberanes Fire, California

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NASA Earth Observatory

In late July 2016, wildfire burned along Soberanes Creek, Garrapata State Park, and north of Big Sur in Monterey County, California. On July 24, 2016, the Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) on the Suomi NPP satellite captured this image of the Soberanes fire.