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Lagos Nigeria
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Lagos, Nigeria

January 18, 2006
This wide-swath radar image (400km wide) is a mosaic of two images centered over West Africa and in particular the countries of Togo, Benin and Nigeria.

At the top center of the image are the Kainji Reservoir and the Niger River. Visible also as large bright areas are the major Nigerian cites: Ogbomosho (south of the Niger River), Ibadan (southeast) and Lagos (further south on the shore).

Technical Information:
  • Satellite: Envisat
  • Instrument: ASAR
  • Acquisition: 11-Nov-2003
  • Orbit nr: 08879
  • Center coordinates: lat. 7.23, lon. 4.83