Most of the country of Chile can be observed on this Medium Resolution Imaging Spectrometer (MERIS) image, particularly the area surrounding the capital, Santiago, in the centre-right of the image, shown in grey. Scrolling down, the main cities of Rancagua, Curico, Talca, Chillan and Concepcion are clearly visible. Along the right side of the image are the snow-capped mountains of the Andes Chain.
Instruments: MEdium Resolution Imaging Spectrometer (MERIS)
Date of Acquisition: 2 March 2003
Orbit number: 05296
Instrument features: Full Resolution image (300 - metre resolution)