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Latitude: 29° 22' N - Longitude: 122° 31' E

This ERS-2 SAR image (imaged area: 300 km x 100 km) was acquired along the Chinese coast south of Shanghai (Chenkiang province). The elongated dark patches and the dark streaks visible in the central and right-hand section of this SAR strip are caused by oil discharged from ships. The dark areas near the coast could be partly caused by pollutants of coastal origin and/or by natural surface films.
Orbit Frame(s) Satellite Date Time Location
11838 2997-3015-3033 ERS-2 26-Jul-1997 02:27 East China Sea

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