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Kiel and the Kiel Fjord



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Kiel and the Kiel Fjord
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This image – from the German TerraSAR-X radar satellite - shows the city of Kiel and the Kiel Fjord, an approximately 17-km long fjord or firth of the Baltic Sea on the northeastern shore of Schleswig-Holstein. The ships that were in this area at the time the image was captured are each marked with a circle. The high resolution of TerraSAR-X images makes them ideally suitable for the rapid identification of ships. The image was acquired in stripmap mode with a resolution of three metres.

Credit: DLR.