Minimize Staring SpotLight view of Durban, South Africa

This TerraSAR-X image, acquired 10 July 2013, shows the port of Durban, in South Africa.

The image was produced in the new Staring SpotLight mode, which provides a resolution down to half a meter and enhanced radiometric quality reveal the crucial details and takes SAR-based object detection and recognition for Image Intelligence (IMINT) and GEOINT applications to a new level.

This acquisition clearly shows the enhanced details visible in the building structures and details of ships and containers in the imaged harbour area of Durban. Durban is the second most important manufacturing hub in South Africa and famous for being the busiest port in Africa.

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Credit: 2013 Astrium Services / Infoterra GmbH

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