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Site Location: Arabia 2


ETM+ Bands 321 Zoomed

ETM+ Bands 321 Zoomed

ETM+ Bands 321

ETM+ Bands 321

Location (City, State, Country): Rub’al Khali, The Empty Quarter, Arabian Peninsula, Arabia, Middle East
Altitude above siea level (meters): 217
Center Latitude,Longitude (Degrees): +20.13 , +50.96
Landsat WRS-2 Path/Row: 162 / 46
Size of Usable Area (km): 100 x 100
Owner: Unavailable
Researcher: Unavailable
Purpose: TBD
Description: Close to center of Landsat WRS-2 162/46. Large desert area Rub’ al Khali, the Empty Quarter of the Arabian Peninsula.

Google Earth: Dunes at multiple scales, less pronounced toward the north. Reasonably spatially uniform over large area of at least 100 km by 100 km located just north of the coordinates provided.

Support Data: TBD
Suitability: TBD
Limitations: TBD

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ETM+ Bands 321 Site Parameters
ETM+ Bands 321 Site Parameters
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