Satellite Identification of Hijacked Vessels Offshore from Garacad Village, Mudug, Somalia

Mon, 22 Sep 2008 09:59:45 GMT
Product ID: 1272 - English
Published: 22 Sep, 2008
GLIDE: CE-2008-000039-SOM
FootPrint (Lat x Long, WSG84 Geographic, decimal degrees)
TopLeft: 7.145 x 49.308
BottomRight: 6.824 x 49.468

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This map was produced by UNOSAT in support of the ongoing humanitarian operations across the Horn of Africa, and in response to the UN Security Council Resolution 1816 (2008) adopted 2 June 2008, and IMO resolution adopted 29 Nov. 2007 calling for continued monitoring of Somali pirate activity. A range of satellite data has been used in this analysis for the identification of coastal settlements and anchorage sites of suspected hijacked vessels. All piracy incident data has been obtained from public media sources. Note, this is an initial assessment and has not yet been independently validated in the field. Please send additions/corrections to UNOSAT. Map scale for A2: 1:58,000; Projection : UTM zone 39North, Datum: WGS-84.
Satellite Data :QuickBird-02
Resolution : 60 cm
Imagery Date : 14 September 2008
Additional Data : WorldView-01 (Browse Image)
Imagery Date : 17 September 2008)
Copyright : Digital Globe (2008)
Distributed by : Eurimage
GIS Data :GEBCO, NGA, GIST, UNOSAT
Piracy Data : ICC-IMB, IMO, ONI, Garowe, SMN
Security Analysis : UNOSAT 2008