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Zwolle Netherlands
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Zwolle, Netherlands

January 16, 2006
This Envisat radar composite image was taken over the city of Zwolle in Holland.

Running through the center of the image is the Ijseet River with the city flanking its western bank. The greener area on the opposite bank represents woodlands. To the north of the image the brightly colored patchwork effect is caused by agricultural land. The bright blue region to the north is Lake Beulakerwidje. The city of Meppel is to the northeast.

Technical Information:
  • Satellite: Envisat
  • Instrument: ASAR
  • Acquisition: 26-Apr-2002
  • Orbit nr: 00756
  • Center coordinates: lat. 52.40, lon. 6.15