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Envisat captures the Orange River
- Title Envisat captures the Orange River
- Released 26/10/2007 1:29 pm
- Copyright ESA
Envisat captures the Orange River in Southwest Africa. Rising in the Drakensberg mountains near the South Africa (visible south of the river) and Lesotho border, the Orange River runs westward for 2200 km forming part of the border between South Africa and Namibia (visible north of the river).
Image acquired 12 October 2007 by the MERIS (Medium Resolution Imaging Spectrometer) instrument aboard ESA’s Envisat satellite.