19th Century projections of the terrestrial globe, from the UBC Library Digital Collections, 1807, public domain, via Wikimedia Commons (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Terrestrial_globes.jpg) 

Acquisition Date: September 15, 2020

Last Updated: June 2002

Source: PBS

Description: A contemporary guide to wildfires around the world from the year 2000

Questions to Consider:

  • How does this website compare to ones you see today?
  • How do these wildfires compare to the ones you are aware of today?

Link: https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/fire/world.html