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January 8, 2014
Snowy Pyrenees seen by Proba-V
In this Proba-V image, acquired on 1 January 2015, the southern part of France with the snow-capped Pyrenees Mountains is shown.
In the upper part of the image a persistent cloud field in the Garonne Valley is visible. The image resolution is 300 metres.
Proba-V is a miniaturised ESA satellite tasked with a full-scale mission: to map land cover and vegetation growth across the entire planet every two days.
For more information about Proba-V, visit: http://www.esa.int/Our_Activities/Space_Engineering_Technology/Proba_Missions/Overview2
Image, Text, Credits: ESA-BELSPO 2015, produced by VITO.