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Egypt, Africa

January 19, 2006
This Medium Resolution Imaging Spectrometer (MERIS) image, acquired over Egypt, visible landmarks in the image are: starting from the upper right-hand corner the Sinai Peninsula, the Red Sea, most of the country of Egypt including the Nile River and delta.

The city capital, of Cairo is located upper left part of the image seen as a grey triangle area. Center image are located the Nubian region and Aswan lake.

Technical Information:
  • Satellite: Envisat
  • Instrument: MERIS
  • Acquisition: 22-Jul-2004
  • Orbit nr: 12514
  • Center coordinates: lat. 23.81, lon. 32.41