I know you say you know what you saw, but would bet is isn't from a satellite. It perhaps COULD have been an airphoto.
On 2002-10-30 15:37, Russ wrote:
I can't say much about what is possible now but I can tell you what was possible in 1974.
I would assume it has gotten better since then.
The satellite would have to be HUGE to have the equipment necessary to get that kind of resolution from space. Just the lens or mirror would have to be hundreds of meters in diameter.
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