Argentière Glacier, France

Instrument: E-SAR (L-Band)

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Argentière Glacier, France
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Argentière Glacier at Mont Blanc, Europe’s largest mountain in the French Alps. The glacier ends with a break-off (below right) near the town of Argentière.

Location: Argentière, France
Time: 21 Februar 2007, 8:39-8:42 (UTC)
Instrument: E-SAR
Platform: Aircraft (Dornier Do228-212)
Wavelength: 23cm (L-Band)
Polarisation: HH-HV-VV (red-green-blue)
Image Content: Radar reflectivity in three polarisations
Image Geometry: Slant range projected to ground (ground range)
Image Size: 4900 x 2332 (cutout from original image)
Pixel Size: 1.80m x 1.49m (flight direction x slant range)
Resolution: 4.50m x 2.20m, looks: 8 x 1
(c) Project Team MEGATOR, DLR-HR
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