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Lisbon
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Lisbon

January 18, 2006
This Advanced Synthetic Aperture Radar (ASAR) multitemporal color composite image shows Lisbon and surrounding area. The city, capital of Portugal, is visible as a large bright area and is situated on the mouth of the Tagus River, which flows from the top center of the image. Also visible at the mouth of the river is the 25th of April Bridge that connects Lisbon to the Setubal District. The image is made of three ASAR images acquired on different dates and assigning a color (RGB) to each date (Red : 26 October 2003, Green : 17 August 2003, Blue : 4 May 2003).

Technical Information:
  • Satellite: Envisat
  • Instrument: ASAR
  • Acquisition: 26-Oct-2003
  • Orbit nr: 08658
  • Center coordinates: lat. 38.31, lon. -8.53