Orbit 35046 Frame 2643 2 January 2002 9:57 GMT
Image shows the mountainous region of Salzburg, a federal province in
west-central Austria. Salt and copper mineral resources, together with livestock farming and forestry are important economic activities here.
Top left: Salzburg, the capital.
Mozart's birthplace and World Heritage Site, Salzburg lies on the Salzach river, near the border with Germany (see it crossing the town).
To the North and to the East of Salzburg (in Salzkammergut): plenty of lakes, all experiencing various, seasonal conditions, such as strong wind, ice, and similar.
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Keywords: ESA European
Space Agency - Agence spatiale europeenne,
observation de la terre, earth observation,
satellite remote sensing,
teledetection, geophysique, altimetrie, radar,
chimique atmospherique, geophysics, altimetry, radar,