January 20, 2006
This mosaic is composed of three ASAR Wide Swath Images covering the entire country of Austria. As can be seen in the image, Austria is a predominantly mountainous country with an average elevation of about 910 meters. Most of the land lies within the eastern division of the Alps, the highest and most densely settled mountain belt in Europe. Its capital, Vienna, is shown in bright colors on the Danube River in the northeast of the country. The Danube, the Austria's principal river is the second longest river in Europe and one of the continent's principal traffic arteries.
- Satellite: Envisat
- Instrument: ASAR
- Acquisition: 16-Jul-2003
- Orbit nr: 07197
- Center coordinates: lat. 48.99, lon. 14.23
Topics: Environment, Envisat, European Space Agency, Spaceflight, Danube, Austria, Vienna, Hospitality Recreation