Large fires continue to burn throughout the Cape York Peninsula in Queensland, Australia. This image was captured by the <a HREF="http://modis.gsfc.nasa.gov" target="outlink">Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer</a> (MODIS) on the <a HREF="http://aqua.nasa.gov" target="outlink">Aqua</a> satellite on October 31, 2002, and shows the fires marked with red dots. To the north, fires are burning on the island of Papua New Guinea as well. Sensor: Aqua/MODIS. Data Start Date: 10/31/02. Data End Date: 10/31/02.