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Site Location: Sudan 1


ETM+ Bands 321 Zoomed

ETM+ Bands 321 Zoomed

ETM+ Bands 321

ETM+ Bands 321

Location (City, State, Country): Ash Shamaliyah, Sudan, Middle East
Altitude above siea level (meters): 325
Center Latitude,Longitude (Degrees): +21.74 , +28.22
Landsat WRS-2 Path/Row: 177 / 45
Size of Usable Area (km): 10 x 10
Owner: Unavailable
Researcher: Unavailable
Purpose: TBD
Description: Close to center of Landsat WRS-2 177/45. Used by CNES (100 x 100 km).

Google Earth: Dunes at detailed scale, but choppier and less linear than other North African desert sites. Somewhat patchy (in color and intensity) overall, but there are a few uniform patches of 10 km by 10 km.

Support Data: TBD
Suitability: TBD
Limitations: TBD

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ETM+ Bands 321 Site Parameters
ETM+ Bands 321 Site Parameters
Google Earth Zoomed
Google Earth Zoomed

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