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Belgium Country Mosaic
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Belgium Country Mosaic

January 20, 2006
This MERIS (MEdium Resolution Imaging Spectrometer) Image, is centered over Belgium. Towards the center of the country is the capital Brussels, with a population of a little under 1 million it is also Belgium's biggest city. Brussels is also the headquarters of the European Union and N.A.T.O. The hilly forested areas to the south east of the country is the Ardennes Forest.

Technical Information:
  • Satellite: Envisat
  • Instrument: MERIS
  • Center coordinates: lat. 50.34, lon. 4.26