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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-05-01 Earth Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar
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This is a radar image of Los Angeles, California, taken on October 2, 1994.
PIA01738:
Space Radar Image of Los Angeles, California
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This is an image of the Colima volcano in Jalisco, Mexico, a vigorously active volcano that erupted as recently as July 1994.
PIA01739:
Space Radar Image of Colima Volcano, Jalisco, Mexico
Full Resolution:     TIFF (3.012 MB)     JPEG (502.5 kB)
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These L-band images of the Manaus region of Brazil were acquired by NASA's Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C and X-band Synthetic Aperture Radar (SIR-C/X-SAR) aboard the space shuttle Endeavour.
PIA01740:
Space Radar Image of Manaus region of Brazil
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These two radar images show the majestic Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, the oldest national park in the United States and home to the world's most spectacular geysers and hot springs.
PIA01741:
Space Radar Image of Yellowstone Park, Wyoming
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This is an X-band seasonal image of the Altona test site in Manitoba, Canada, about 80 kilometers (50 miles) south of Winnipeg.
PIA01742:
Space Radar Image of Altona, Manitoba, Canada
Full Resolution:     TIFF (15.66 MB)     JPEG (1.866 MB)
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These are color composite radar images showing the area around Mount Pinatubo in the Philippines. The images were acquired by NASA's Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C and X-band Synthetic Aperture Radar (SIR-C/X-SAR) aboard the space shuttle Endeavour.
PIA01743:
Space Radar Image of Mount Pinatubo Volcano, Philippines
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This is a false-color L-band image of an area near Glasgow, Missouri, centered at about 39.2 degrees north latitude and 92.8 degrees west longitude.
PIA01744:
Space Radar Image of Missouri River, Glasgow, Missouri
Full Resolution:     TIFF (4.106 MB)     JPEG (495.2 kB)
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This is a false-color L-band image of an area near Glasgow, Missouri, centered at about 39.2 degrees north latitude and 92.8 degrees west longitude.
PIA01745:
Space Radar Image of Glascow, Missouri
Full Resolution:     TIFF (1.311 MB)     JPEG (408.7 kB)
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This false-color composite radar image of the Mammoth Mountain area in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, California, was acquired by NASA's Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C and X-band Synthetic Aperture Radar aboard the space shuttle Endeavour.
PIA01746:
Space Radar Image of Mammoth Mountain, California
Full Resolution:     TIFF (4.439 MB)     JPEG (532.5 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1999-06-25 Earth Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar
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This image was produced during radar observations taken by NASA's Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-band Synthetic Aperture Radar as it flew over the Gulf Stream, Florida, and past the Atlantic Ocean on October 7, 1994.
PIA01747:
Space Radar Image Of Kennedy Space Center, Florida
Full Resolution:     TIFF (1.15 MB)     JPEG (307.3 kB)
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This is an X-band image of an oil slick experiment conducted in the North Sea, Germany. The image is centered at 54.58 degrees north latitude and 7.48 degrees east longitude.
PIA01748:
Space Radar Image of North Sea, Germany
Full Resolution:     TIFF (5.621 MB)     JPEG (2.262 MB)
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An area near Long Valley, California, was mapped by NASA's Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C and X-band Synthetic Aperture Radar aboard the space shuttle Endeavor on April 13, 1994.
PIA01749:
space Radar Image of Long Valley, California
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This is an X-SAR image spanning an area of approximately 20 kilometers by 40 kilometers (12 miles by 25 miles) of the island of Hong Kong, the Kowloon Peninsula and the new territories in southern China.
PIA01750:
Space Radar Image of Hong Kong, China
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This is a radar image of San Francisco, California, taken on October 3,1994. The image is about 40 kilometers by 55 kilometers (25 miles by 34 miles) with north toward the upper right.
PIA01751:
Space Radar Image of San Francisco, California
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This is a vertically polarized L-band image of the southern half of Moscow, an area which has been inhabited for 2,000 years.
PIA01752:
Space Radar Image of Moscow, Russia
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These two false-color composite images of the Mammoth Mountain area in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, Calif., show significant seasonal changes in snow cover.
PIA01753:
Space Radar Image of Mammoth Mountain, California
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This is an X-band black-and-white image of the forests east of the Baikal Forest in the Jablonowy Mountains of Russia. The image is centered at 52.5 degrees north latitude and 116 degrees east longitude near the mining town of Bukatschatscha.
PIA01754:
Space Radar Image of Baikal Lake, Russia
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This is an X-band seasonal image of the central part of Lozere Departement situated south of the Massif Central in France.
PIA01755:
Space Radar Image of Lozere Department, Mende, France
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X-Band Radar
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This is an X-band Synthetic Aperture Radar image spanning an area of about 20 kilometers by 40 kilometers (12 miles by 25 miles) of NASA's Kennedy Space Center, Florida.
PIA01756:
Space Radar Image of Kennedy Space Center, Florida
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This is a three-dimensional perspective view of Long Valley, California by NASA's Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-band Synthetic Aperture Radar on board the space shuttle Endeavour.
PIA01757:
Space Radar Image of Long Valley, California - 3-D view
Full Resolution:     TIFF (11.24 MB)     JPEG (448.6 kB)
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This is a deformation map of the south flank of Kilauea volcano on the big island of Hawaii, centered at 19.5 degrees north latitude and 155.25 degrees west longitude.
PIA01758:
Space Radar Image of Kilauea Volcano, Hawaii
Full Resolution:     TIFF (2.381 MB)     JPEG (321 kB)
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This image of Fort Irwin in California's Mojave Desert compares interferometric radar signatures topography - data that were obtained by multiple imaging of the same region to produce three-dimensional elevation maps.
PIA01759:
SPace Radar Image of Fort Irwin, California
Full Resolution:     TIFF (1.509 MB)     JPEG (296.8 kB)
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This is a digital elevation model that was geometrically coded directly onto an X-band seasonal change image of the Oetztal supersite in Austria.
PIA01760:
Space Radar Image of Oetzal, Austria
Full Resolution:     TIFF (13.96 MB)     JPEG (1.09 MB)
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This three-dimensional image of the volcano Kilauea was generated based on interferometric fringes derived from two X-band Synthetic Aperture Radar data takes on April 13, 1994 and October 4, 1994.
PIA01761:
Space Radar Image of Kilauea Volcano, Hawaii
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Data acquired on April 13, 1994 and on October 4, 1994 from NASA's X-band Synthetic Aperture Radar on board the space shuttle Endeavour were used to generate interferometric fringes, which were overlaid on the X-SAR image of Kilauea.
PIA01762:
Space Radar Image of Kilauea, Hawaii
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X-Band Radar
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This X-band image of the volcano Kilauea was taken on October 4, 1994, by NASA's Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-band Synthetic Aperture Radar.
PIA01763:
Space Radar Image of Kilauea, Hawaii - Interferometry 1
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This is a color composite image of southern Bahia, Brazil, centered at 15.22 degree south latitude and 39.07 degrees west longitude.
PIA01764:
Space Radar Image of Bahia
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This is an image of the area of Kliuchevskoi volcano, Kamchatka, Russia, which began to erupt on September 30, 1994.
PIA01765:
Space Radar Image of Kiluchevskoi, Volcano, Russia
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This photograph of the eruption of Kliuchevskoi volcano, Kamchatka, Russia was taken by space shuttle Endeavour astronauts during the early hours of the eruption on September 30, 1994.
PIA01766:
Space Radar Image of Kliuchevskoi Volcano,Russia
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This is a radar image of the Rabaul volcano on the island of New Britain, Papua, New Guinea taken almost a month after its September 19, 1994.
PIA01767:
Space Radar Image of Rabaul Volcano, New Guinea
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This is an image of Taal volcano, near Manila on the island of Luzon in the Philippines. The black area in the center is Taal Lake, which nearly fills the 30-kilometer-diameter (18-mile) caldera.
PIA01768:
Space Radar Image of Taal Volcano, Philippines
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This three-dimensional perspective view of Long Valley, California was created from data taken by NASA's Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-band Synthetic Aperture Radar on board the space shuttle Endeavour.
PIA01769:
Space Radar Image of Long Valley, California in 3-D
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These four images of the Long Valley region of east-central California illustrate the steps required to produced three dimensional data and topographics maps from radar interferometry.
PIA01770:
Space Radar Image of Long Valley, California -Interferometry/Topography
Full Resolution:     TIFF (18.96 MB)     JPEG (1.504 MB)
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This radar image shows the Star City cosmonaut training center, east of Moscow, Russia. Four American astronauts are training here for future long-duration flights aboard the Russian Mir space station.
PIA01775:
Space Radar Image of Star City, Russia
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The summit of the Mount Etna volcano on the island of Sicily, Italy, one of the most active volcanoes in the world, is shown near the center of this radar image.
PIA01776:
Space Radar Image of Mt. Etna, Italy
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The active volcano Sakura-Jima on the island of Kyushu, Japan is shown in the center of this radar image.
PIA01777:
Space Radar Image of Sakura-Jima Volcano, Japan
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This pair of images illustrates the ability of multi-parameter radar imaging sensors such as NASA's Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-band Synthetic Aperture radar to detect climate-related changes.
PIA01778:
Space Radar Image of Patagonian Ice Fields
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This radar image shows the Teide volcano on the island of Tenerife in the Canary Islands. The Canary Islands, part of Spain, are located in the eastern Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Morocco.
PIA01779:
Space Radar Image of Teide Volcano
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Mt. Vesuvius, one of the best known volcanoes in the world primarily for the eruption that buried the Roman city of Pompeii, is shown in the center of this radar image.
PIA01780:
Space Radar Image of Vesuvius, Italy
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A NASA radar instrument has been successfully used to measure some of the fastest moving and most inaccessible glaciers in the world.
PIA01781:
Space Radar Image of San Rafael Glacier, Chile
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The summits of two large volcanoes in Central Java, Indonesia are shown in the center of this radar image.
PIA01782:
Space Radar Image of Central Java, Indonesia
Full Resolution:     TIFF (63.05 MB)     JPEG (5.97 MB)
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This image of Houston, Texas, shows the amount of detail that is possible to obtain using spaceborne radar imaging.
PIA01783:
Space Radar Image of Houston, Texas
Full Resolution:     TIFF (13.73 MB)     JPEG (1.529 MB)
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This is a radar image of the Mississippi River Delta where the river enters into the Gulf of Mexico along the coast of Louisiana.
PIA01784:
Space Radar Image of Mississippi Delta
Full Resolution:     TIFF (49.58 MB)     JPEG (4.041 MB)
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This pair of images of the Long Island, New York region is a comparison of an optical photograph (top) and a radar image (bottom), both taken in darkness in April 1994.
PIA01785:
Space Radar Image of Long Island Optical/Radar
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This is the first calibrated, multi-frequency, multi-polarization spaceborne radar image of the seasonal sea-ice cover in the Weddell Sea, Antarctica.
PIA01786:
Space Radar Image of Weddell Sea Ice
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This radar image of the Midland/Odessa region of West Texas, demonstrates an experimental technique, called ScanSAR, that allows scientists to rapidly image large areas of the Earth's surface.
PIA01787:
Space Radar Image of West Texas - SAR Scan
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This is a radar image of the area surrounding the Harvard Forest in north-central Massachusetts that has been operated as a ecological research facility by Harvard University since 1907.
PIA01788:
Space Radar Image of Harvard Forest
Full Resolution:     TIFF (11.7 MB)     JPEG (1.158 MB)
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This radar image shows the massive urbanization of Los Angeles, California. The image extends from the Santa Monica Bay at the left to the San Gabriel Mountains at the right.
PIA01789:
Space Radar Image of Los Angeles, California
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This image of San Francisco, California shows how the radar distinguishes between densely populated urban areas and nearby areas that are relatively unsettled.
PIA01791:
Space Radar Image of San Francisco, California
Full Resolution:     TIFF (50.23 MB)     JPEG (3.735 MB)
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This radar image shows the area west of the Nile River near Cairo, Egypt. The Nile River is the dark band along the right side of the image and it flows approximately due North from the bottom to the right.
PIA01793:
Space Radar Image of Giza Egypt - with Enlargement
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These radar images show two segments of the Great Wall of China in a desert region of north-central China, about 700 kilometers (434 miles) west of Beijing.
PIA01794:
Space Radar Image of Great Wall of China
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This radar image shows land use patterns in and around the city of Florence, Italy, shown here in the center of the image. Florence is situated on a plain in the Chianti Hill region of Central Italy.
PIA01795:
Space Radar Image of Florence, Italy
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This radar image is centered near the small town of Pishan in northwest China, about 280 km (174 miles) southeast of the city of Kashgar along the ancient Silk Route in the Taklamakan desert of the Xinjiang Province.
PIA01796:
Space Radar Image of Pishan, China
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This is a radar image of the central part of the island of Sumatra in Indonesia that shows how the tropical rainforest typical of this country is being impacted by human activity.
PIA01797:
Space Radar Image of Central Sumatra, Indonesia
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This radar image of Salt Lake City, Utah, illustrates the different land use patterns that are present in the Utah Valley.
PIA01798:
Space Radar Image of Salt Lake City, Utah
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This is a radar image showing surface features on the open ocean in the northeast Atlantic Ocean. There is no land mass in this image.
PIA01799:
Space Radar Image of North Atlantic Ocean
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This three-dimensional perspective of the remote Karakax Valley in the northern Tibetan Plateau of western China was created by combining two spaceborne radar images using a technique known as interferometry.
PIA01800:
Space Radar Image of Karakax Valley, China 3-D
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This is a radar image of a region in northern Sudan called the Keraf Suture that reveals newly discovered geologic features buried beneath layers of sand.
PIA01801:
Space Radar Image of Sudan Collision Zone
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Two radar images are shown in this composite to compare the size of a standard spaceborne radar image (small inset) to the image that is created when the radar instrument is used in the ScanSAR mode (large image).
PIA01802:
Space Radar Image of Weddell Sea
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This is a radar image of an offshore drilling field about 150 km (93 miles) west of Bombay, India, in the Arabian Sea. The dark streaks are extensive oil slicks surrounding many of the drilling platforms, which appear as bright white spots.
PIA01803:
Space Radar Image of Oil Slicks
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This radar image of Dublin, Ireland, shows how the radar distinguishes between densely populated urban areas and nearby areas that are relatively unsettled. In the center of the image is the city's natural harbor along the Irish Sea.
PIA01804:
Space Radar Image of Dublin, Ireland
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This radar image of Lisbon, Portugal illustrates the different land use patterns that are present in coastal Portugal. Lisbon, the national capital, lies on the north bank of the Rio Tejo where the river enters the Atlantic Ocean.
PIA01807:
Space Radar Image of Lisbon, Portugal
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This is a three-dimensional perspective view of Owens Valley, near the town of Bishop, California that was created by combining two spaceborne radar images using a technique known as interferometry.
PIA01809:
Space Radar Image of Owens Valley, California
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A family of dormant volcanoes dominates the landscape in this radar image of the Andes Mountains in northern Ecuador. The city of Otavalo, shown in pink, and Lake Otavalo lie within the triangle formed by three volcanoes in the upper part of the image.
PIA01810:
Space Radar Image of North Ecuador
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This radar image shows the volcanic island of Reunion, about 700 km (434 miles) east of Madagascar in the southwest Indian Ocean. The southern half of the island is dominated by the active volcano, Piton de la Fournaise.
PIA01811:
Space Radar Image of Reunion Island
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This radar image of the area surrounding Boston, Mass., shows how a spaceborne radar system distinguishes between densely populated urban areas and nearby areas that are relatively unsettled.
PIA01812:
Space Radar Image of Boston, Massachusetts
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This is an image of the Bolivian capital city of La Paz that was created using three radar frequencies.
PIA01813:
Space Radar Image of La Paz, Bolivia
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This space radar image shows the area surrounding the Dead Sea along the West Bank between Israel and Jordan. This region is of major cultural and historical importance to millions of Muslims, Jews and Christians who consider it the Holy Land.
PIA01814:
Space Radar Image of Jerusalem and the Dead Sea
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The city of Washington, D.C., is shown is this space radar image. Images like these are useful tools for urban planners and managers, who use them to map and monitor land use patterns.
PIA01815:
Space Radar Image of Washington D.C.
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This is a spaceborne radar image of the area surrounding St. Louis, Missouri, where the Mississippi and Missouri Rivers come together. The city of St. Louis is the bright gold area within a bend in the Mississippi River at the lower center of the image.
PIA01817:
Space Radar Image of St. Louis, Missouri
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This space radar image illustrates the recent rapid urban development occurring along the lower Colorado River at the Nevada/Arizona state line. Lake Mojave is the dark feature that occupies the river valley in the upper half of the image.
PIA01818:
Space Radar Image of Colorado River
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Ancient lava flows dating back 2,000 to 15,000 years are shown in light green and red on the left side of this space radar image of the Craters of the Moon National Monument area in Idaho.
PIA01819:
Space Radar Image of Craters of the Moon, Idaho
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Bright, arc-shaped limestone hills and complex, branching drainage patterns dominate this three-frequency space radar image of a desert area in the north central plain of Oman.
PIA01820:
Space Radar Image of Central Plain, Oman
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This multi-frequency space radar image of a tropical rainforest in western Brazil shows rapidly changing land use patterns and it also demonstrates the capability of the different radar frequencies to detect and penetrate heavy rainstorms.
PIA01821:
Space Radar Image of Randonia Rain Cell
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This three-frequency space radar image of west central Egypt shows detailed patterns of eroded sedimentary rock formations emerging through a vast sea of sand dunes.
PIA01822:
Space Radar Image of Egypt Sand Dunes
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This three-frequency space radar image shows the city of Samara, Russia in pink and light green right of center. Samara is at the junction of the Volga and Samara Rivers approximately 800 kilometers (500 miles) southeast of Moscow.
PIA01823:
Space Radar Image of Samara, Russia
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This space radar image of Athens, Greece, shows the sprawling, modern development of this ancient capital city. Densely populated urban areas appear in shades of pink and light green.
PIA01824:
Space Radar Image of Athens, Greece
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This three-frequency space radar image of south-central Egypt demonstrates the unique capability of imaging radar to penetrate thin sand cover in arid regions to reveal hidden details below the surface.
PIA01825:
Space Radar Image of Safsaf Oasis, Egypt
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This space radar image shows the rugged topography of Santa Cruz Island, part of the Channel Islands National Park in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Santa Barbara and Ventura, Calif.
PIA01826:
Space Radar Image of Santa Cruz Island, California
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This spaceborne radar image shows the Ruiz-Tolima volcanic region in central Colombia, about 150 kilometers (93 miles) west of Bogata. The town of Manizales, Colombia, is the pinkish area in the upper right of the image.
PIA01827:
Space Radar Image of Ruiz Volcano, Colombia
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This spaceborne radar image is dominated by the metropolitan area of Australia's largest city, Sydney.
PIA01828:
Space Radar Image of Sydney, Australia
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Australia's capital city, Canberra, is shown in the center of this spaceborne radar image. Images like this can help urban planners assess land use patterns.
PIA01829:
Space Radar Image of Canberra, Australia
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This three-frequency spaceborne radar image shows the southern end of Vancouver Island on the west coast of Canada. The white area in the lower right is the city of Victoria, the capital of the province of British Columbia.
PIA01830:
Space Radar Image of Victoria, Canada
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The impact of an asteroid or comet several hundred million years ago left scars in the landscape that are still visible in this spaceborne radar image of an area in the Sahara Desert of northern Chad.
PIA01831:
Space Radar Image of Possible String of Impact Creaters
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The impact of an asteroid or comet several hundred million years ago left scars in the landscape that are still visible in this spaceborne radar image of an area in the Sahara Desert of northern Chad.
PIA01833:
Space Radar of Image Aorounga Impact Crater, Chad
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This spaceborne radar image of Orange County, Calif., shows the massive urbanization of this rapidly growing region located just south of Los Angeles.
PIA01835:
Space Radar Image of Orange County, California (annotated version)
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This spaceborne radar image shows the area just north of the city of Cairo, Egypt, where the Nile River splits into two main branches.
PIA01836:
Space Radar Image of Nile River Delta, Egypt
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This spaceborne radar image of a mineral-rich region in southern China is being used by geologists to identify potential new areas for mineral exploration.
PIA01837:
Space Radar Image of Mineral Resources, China
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These spaceborne radar images show a segment of the Great Wall of China in a desert region of north-central China, about 700 kilometers (434 miles) west of Beijing.
PIA01838:
Space Radar Image of Great Wall of China
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This spaceborne radar image of Belgrade, Serbia, illustrates the variety of land use patterns that can be observed with a multiple wavelength radar system.
PIA01839:
Space Radar Image of Belgrade, Serbia
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This is a three-dimensional perspective of the eastern front range of the Rocky Mountains, about 120 kilometers (75 miles) west of Great Falls, Montana.
PIA01840:
Space Radar Image of Rocky Mountains, Montana
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This is a three-dimensional perspective view of Missoula, Montana, created by combining two spaceborne radar images using a technique known as interferometry.
PIA01841:
Space Radar Image of Missoula, Montana in 3-D
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This spaceborne radar image shows the city of Honolulu, Hawaii and adjacent areas on the island of Oahu. Honolulu lies on the south shore of the island, along the bottom of this image.
PIA01842:
Space Radar Image of Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii
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This spaceborne radar image shows part of the British territory of Hong Kong, adjacent to mainland China. The South China Sea is shown in dark blue and red on the image.
PIA01843:
Space Radar Image of Hong Kong
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This radar image of Calcutta, India, illustrates different urban land use patterns. Calcutta, the largest city in India, is located on the banks of the Hugli River, shown as the thick, dark line in the upper portion of the image.
PIA01844:
Space Radar Image of Calcutta, West Bengal, India
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This spaceborne radar image of Munich, Germany illustrates the capability of a multi-frequency radar system to highlight different land use patterns in the area surrounding Bavaria's largest city.
PIA01845:
Space Radar Image of Munich, Germany
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This spaceborne radar image shows part of the remote central Asian region of Tuva, an autonomous republic of the Russian Federation. Tuva is a mostly mountainous region that lies between western Mongolia and southern Siberia.
PIA01846:
Space Radar Image of Tuva, Central Asia
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This spaceborne radar image shows the city of Phnom Penh, the capital of Cambodia. Phnom Penh lies at the confluence of the Mekong River and the Basak Sab.
PIA01847:
Space Radar Image of Phnom Phen, Cambodia
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The Iveragh Peninsula, one of the four peninsulas in southwestern Ireland, is shown in this spaceborne radar image. The lakes of Killarney National Park are the green patches on the left side of the image.
PIA01848:
Space Radar Image of County Kerry, Ireland
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This spaceborne radar image shows a segment of the Columbia River as it passes through the area of Wenatchee, Washington, about 220 kilometers (136 miles) east of Seattle.
PIA01849:
Space Radar Image of Wenatchee, Washington
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