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Satellite Image of Visoke Volcano in Virunga National Parks

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Visoke Volcano in Virunga National Parks <1m Stereo IKONOS Satellite Image Data and 90m SRTM DEM

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Satellites sensors that orbit and observe the earth have been used to obtain a wide variety of information about the earth’s surface, its environment and the changes that are happening.

1m Stereo IKONOS Satellite Image Data and 5m DTM of Virunga National Parks  contains within 790,000 hectares the greatest diversity of habitats of any park in Africa, from steppes, savannas and lava plains, swamps, lowland and forests to volcanoes. Thousands of hippopotamuses and elephants live in the park’s rivers and its mountains are a critical area for the survival of the mountain and lowland gorillas.

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