This radar image shows an area of 100 Km swath width centred precisely over Tunis, the capital of Tunisia (bright area) and Lake Tunis.
Details of the city surroundings may be observed such as the shipping channel that connects the city with the Mediterranean Sea and the airport. The two black areas on opposite sides of the city are intermittent lakes.
Instruments: Advanced Synthetic Aperture Radar (ASAR)
Date of Acquisition: 26 March 2003
Orbit number: 05594
Orbit direction: Ascending
Instrument features: Image Mode Precision (30 meter resolution)
ASAR Mode: Image Swath 2
ASAR Polarisation: VV
NW Lat/Long: N 36.23/ E 10.56
NE Lat/Long: N 36.12/ E 9.48
SE Lat/Long: N 37.03/ E 9.33
SW Lat/Long: N 37.15/ E 10.43