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Site Location: Taklamakan Desert


ETM+ Bands 321 Zoomed

ETM+ Bands 321 Zoomed

ETM+ Bands 321

ETM+ Bands 321

Location (City, State, Country): Taklamakan Desert, Xinjiang, China
Altitude above siea level (meters): 1079
Center Latitude,Longitude (Degrees): +39.83 , +80.17
Landsat WRS-2 Path/Row: 146 / 32
Size of Usable Area (km): 25 x 25
Owner: Unavailable
Researcher: Unavailable
Purpose: TBD
Description: Nice area centered on indicated coordinates, near northern edge in the western part of the desert. Also a few other areas further east still in the northern part of the desert.

Google Earth: Omni-directional dune pattern in detail, but spatially homogeneous at scales of interest. Little variation in color and intensity across the main area noted above.

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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