3D image of South Africa. 18th March 2008.
Metop A Data © EUMETSAT 2008.
Image Processed with David Taylor's Metop Manager, HRPT Reader and GroundMap.
3D image rendered in 3DEM.
The vertical height has been exaggerated by 900%.
The white covering is in fact cloud. This is an effect of laying a 2D image from space on a 3D terrain model.