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Palm Jumeirah (left) and The World islands
- Title Palm Jumeirah (left) and The World islands
- Released 25/01/2008 2:58 pm
- Copyright SSTL through ESA
Proba captures manmade islands located just off the coast of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates. Palm Jumeirah (left) is the smallest of three massive palm-shaped islands, and The World is a collection of 300 islets built in the shape of a world map. Image acquired on 5 November 2007 by ESA’s Proba’s CHRIS (Compact High Resolution Imaging Spectrometer) instrument.