PIA01754: Space Radar Image of Baikal Lake, Russia
 Target Name:  Earth
 Is a satellite of:  Sol (our sun)
 Mission:  Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar 
 Spacecraft:  Space Shuttle
 Product Size:  2048 x 1365 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  JPL
 Producer ID:  P44749
 Addition Date:  1999-05-01
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA01754.tif (4.282 MB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA01754.jpg (639.3 kB)

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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. This image was acquired by the Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-band Synthetic Aperture Radar aboard the space shuttle Endeavour on October 4, 1994, during the second flight of the spaceborne radar.

This area is part of an international research project known as the Taiga Aerospace Investigation using Geographic Information System Applications.

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