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Rhine River in Germany

51.2N 6.7E

June 15th, 2010 Category: Rivers

Germany - June 2nd, 2010

Germany - June 2nd, 2010

This APM (Alternate Polarization Medium resolution) image shows the Rhine River in Germany.

Germany has an area of 137,882 sq mi (357,114 sq km) and a population of (2009 est.) 82,000,000. The capital is Berlin. The land is generally flat in the north and hilly in the northeast and central region, rising to the Bavarian Alps in the south. The Rhine River basin dominates the central and western part of the country.

APM is an ASAR (radar) mode that acquires two signals simultaneously, generating two grayscale images. The result is a combination of those two images, which highlights the similarities and differences between them.

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