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Lake Mjosa, Norway - ASAR - 12 December 2003
- Title Lake Mjosa, Norway - ASAR - 12 December 2003
- Released 12/12/2003 9:17 am
- Copyright ESA 2004
This Advanced Synthetic Aperture Radar (ASAR) centres on Lake Mjosa, Norway's largest lake. The smaller glacial lakes of Hurdalssjoen, Vaja, Trevatna, can be seen to the west of Mjosa. On the northeastern flanks of the Lake, the bright area is the town of Hamar, and further east the River Glama, with a course of 610 km the largest in Norway, can be seeing flowing southeast. Further points to note in the image are, the airport south of Lake Mjosa at Gardermoen. Also the bridge connecting the island in Lake Mjosa to the mainland. The brighter areas on the northwestern flanks of the lake are the towns of Gjovik, Raufoss and Hunndalen.
Instrument: Advanced Synthetic Aperture Radar (ASAR)
Date of Acquisition: 12 December 2003
Orbit number: 09323
Instrument features: Image Mode Precision (30 meter resolution)
Orbit Direction: Descending
Orbit Number: 09323
ASAR Polarisation: HH
NE Lat/Long: N 60.92 / 12.11 E
NW Lat/Long: N 61.08 / 10.52 E
SW Lat/Long: N 60.14 / 10.13 E
SE Lat/Long: N 59.98 / 11.67 E
- Id 232436
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