Pléiades reveals the dimensions of the island emerged off the Pakistan coast
Astrium Services experts, have measured the Island of Zalzala Koh, which has appeared off Gwadar, Pakistan, on a Pléiades satellite image.
The island of Zalzala Koh rose out of the sea off Gwadar,Pakistan after the earthquake of September 23 and was measured by experts from the GEO-Information Division of Astrium Services on a Pléiades image acquired on September 26, 2013. Reactive programming of the Pleiades constellation and instant production of the very-high-resolution image allowed experts to provide measurements in less than 24 hours after the acquisition.
The measurements are:
- Area: 22 726 m²
- Length: 175,7 m
- Width: 160,9 m