Range Direction

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Synthetic Aperture Radar - Image Appearance
... are more consequential when resolution in range is matched to a cross-beam resolution that is available only from a SAR ... The two dimensions of a radar image are range and cross-range ... This is because the range coordinate in a radar image is perpendicular to the vertical-angle coordinate of an oblique photo ...

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    The mountainous region of the State of Maine stretches from near the White Mountains, northeasterly one hundred and sixty miles, to the head of the Aroostook River, and is about sixty miles wide. The wild or unsettled portion is far more extensive. So that some hours only of travel in this direction will carry the curious to the verge of a primitive forest, more interesting, perhaps, on all accounts, than they would reach by going a thousand miles westward.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    For generations, a wide range of shooting in Northern Ireland has provided all sections of the population with a pastime which ... has occupied a great deal of leisure time. Unlike many other countries, the outstanding characteristic of the sport has been that it was not confined to any one class.
    —Northern Irish Tourist Board. quoted in New Statesman (London, Aug. 29, 1969)