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Elbe River Flowing From Hamburg to German North Sea Coast – July 24th, 2011

53.5N 9.9E

July 24th, 2011 Category: Image of the day, Rivers

Germany - July 23rd, 2011

This wide-swath ASAR image shows the coast of Germany, from the Frisian Islands (left) to the base of the Jutland Peninsula (upper right), shared by Germany and Denmark.

The city of Hamburg can be seen on the southern point of the Jutland Peninsula, with the North Sea to its west. It is located on the River Elbe at the confluence with the Alster and Bille. Here, the Elbe can be seen flowing northwest from Hamburg to the North Sea.

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