The River Nile can be nicely seen in the AVHRR Natural Colour RGB images of the Metop satellite.
22 October 2020
04 September 2014
by Mária Putsay, Zsófia Kocsis and Ildikó Szenyán (Hungarian Meteorological Service )
In the Natural Colour RGB image the open water is black, the vegetated area is green, and the sandy desert is pink, while the rocky mountains are brown/grey.
An interesting feature can be seen along the river and in the delta: it is green as it is covered with dense vegetation. The area along the river is irrigated .
In the zoomed-in image a black line in the green band can be seen; this is the open water of the river.
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