Bering Strait
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Bering Strait

January 20, 2006
This wide-swath radar image (400km wide) shows the Bering Strait area, which separates the Russian region of Chukot (upper left corner) and the Sewards Peninsula, Alaska (USA).

The main features of the peninsula are the Kigluaik Mountains in the southern part and Lake Imuruk the large black area in the center right.

Technical Information:
  • Satellite: Envisat
  • Instrument: ASAR
  • Acquisition: 22-Jun-2003
  • Orbit nr: 06846
  • Center coordinates: lat. 66.15, lon. -166.25

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