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Animated flight

Copyright © 2007 GEUS

Aeroplane over Ilulissat icefjord

Flight path - Ilulissat Icefjord
Fasten your seatbelt and join us for an animated flight from Ilulissat airport, via the town of Ilulissat and east through the Ilulissat Icefjord to the approx. 70 m high glacier front and back again. 

The landscape beneath you is created from data acquired by the Landsat 7 satellite. The photos are from 7 July 2001 taken at a height of 705 km. The colours are artificial, the areas with vegetation being brown or red, and rock being greyish.

Length: 4 min. 38 secs
Year of production: 2007
Format: 16:9
Animation: Carsten Egestal Thuesen, GEUS
Film editing: Carsten Egestal Thuesen, GEUS
Satellite interpretation: Tapani Tukiainen, GEUS

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