In the centre of this wide-swath radar image (400km wide) is the Arabian Peninsula, consisting of the countries of the United Arab Emirates (left side) with its main cities of Ajman, Ash Shariqah and Dubai, visible as bright areas along the coast, and Oman (right side and tip of the peninsula). The group of small white dots off the coast of Oman is a fleet of ships. To the north is Iran with its Qeshm Island and on the mainland the city of Bandar-e Abbas and the Zagros Mountains (left).
Instrument: Advanced Synthetic Aperture Radar (ASAR)
Date of Acquisition: 22 June 2003
ASAR Features: Full Resolution image (150-metre resolution)
Orbit Number: 06852