Mumbai India
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Mumbai, India

January 18, 2006
This ASAR Image Mode multi temporal color composite image is centered over Mumbai (India) city and capital of Maharashtra region (bright area center image).

It is located to south of the tropic of Cancer, on a peninsula on the island of Salcetteon where the Santa Cruz Airport can be seen.

To the northeast, along the Ulhas River (top of image) and southeast of the city, along the Dharamtar Creek River (lower image); the light blue-colored areas are most probably a flooded zone.

Visible in the images are numerous bridges that connect the island to the mainland. The image is made of three ASAR images acquired on different dates and assigning a color (RGB) to each date.

Dates of Acquisition: Red: 16 Nov 2003, Green: 31 Oct 2004, Blue: 04 Apr 2004

Technical Information:
  • Satellite: Envisat
  • Instrument: ASAR
  • Acquisition: 31-Oct-2004
  • Orbit nr: 13958
  • Center coordinates: lat. 18.80, lon. 72.75

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