The Aegean Islands, the Aegean Sea
Orbit 34301 Frame 2853 November 11, 2001 8:53 GMT
An arm of the Mediterranean is imaged here: it is the Aegean Sea.
It surrounds the Greek islands, many of which are of volcanic
origin, and separates mainland Greece from Turkey.
On top: Samos island.
Below, left to right: the islands of Ikaria (extreme end of), Fournoi, Agathonesion,
Patmos, Arkoi, Leipsoi, Mandalya, Leros, and Kalymnos (part of it).
To the right: coast of Turkey with Dilek peninsula and Nehri river mouth.
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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,