RADARSAT-2 Image of City of Port-au-Prince, Haiti

The Canadian Space Agency has released the following RADARSAT-2 image showing specific locations in and around the capital city Port-au-Prince. The epicenter of the quake was just 15 kilometers from the capital and only 10 kilometers deep.


The red squares identify different locations in the downtown area of Port-au-Prince:
A: Presidential Palace
B: Port-au-Prince Cathedral
C: The Iron Market
D: Public Market
E: Canada-Haiti College
F: Port-au-Prince Airport
G: Ptionville
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Marc Boucher
Boucher is an entrepreneur, writer, editor & publisher. He is the founder of SpaceQ Media Inc. and CEO and co-founder of SpaceRef Interactice Inc. Boucher has 18 years working in various roles in the space industry and a total of 25 years as a technology entrepreneur including creating Maple Square, Canada's first internet directory and search engine.

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