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Middle East

January 18, 2006
This Landsat TM image processed in bands 4,5,3 show a region of the Middle East that includes south Lebanon ,north Israel , west Jordan and south-west Syria .Along the shoreline , starting from the south , the city of Haifa on a promontory is located; opposite to Haifa's small bay is possible to see the city of Akko ( Acre ).The northern promontory of the image shows the city of Beirut. Lake Tiberias in the low central part of the image is located , while the capital of Syria , Damascus , is shown at the Anti Lebanon mountain range's foothills , in the central upper side of the image .

Technical Information:
  • Satellite: Landsat
  • Instrument: Thematic Mapper
  • Acquisition: 12-Jun-2005
  • Center coordinates: lat. 33.20, lon. 35.96


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