Description This image is taken from space and is part of a collection of more the 400 exceptional satellite photos provided by Spot Image. Laguna San Rafael National Park is a park located on the Pacific coast of southern Chile. The park is named for the San Rafael Lagoon formed by the retreat of the San Rafael Glacier. Created in 1959, it includes the Northern Patagonian Ice Field. A fjord more than 10 miles long is one of the park's principle attractions.
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Astrium-GEO handles the world-wide distribution of geographical information products and services using data from Earth observation satellites (optical or radar) ranging from low to very high resolution: Spot 4 and 5, Kompsat-2, Formosat-2, as well as TerraSAR-X, ENVISAT/ERS, LANDSAT-7, etc.