Garzweil­er open pit mine: TSX spot­light shot

Garzweil­er open pit mine: TSX spot­light shot
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Garzweiler open pit mine: TSX spotlight shot

Ter­raSAR-X im­age of the Garzweil­er open pit mine in the north­ern Rhen­ish lig­nite min­ing re­gion: The ‘Spot­light Mode’ en­ables the de­pic­tion of a 10 x 10 kilo­me­tre area with a res­o­lu­tion of one me­tre. The struc­tures of the ex­ca­va­tion fields (in pur­ple) stand out clear­ly in the radar im­age. The mo­tor­way junc­tion Jack­erath can be seen South­west of the open pit.

TerraSAR-X image of the Garzweiler open pit mine in the northern Rhenish lignite mining region: The ‘Spotlight Mode’ enables the depiction of a 10 x 10 kilometre area with a resolution of one metre. The structures of the excavation fields (in purple) stand out clearly in the radar image. The motorway junction Jackerath can be seen Southwest of the open pit.

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