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The Pléiades 1 Stadium of the Month – Parc Olympique Lyonnais

Posted on December 6th, 2016

In November our stop for the Pléiades 1 Stadium of the Month found us in Abu Dhabi, and this month we head to France with a look at a newly constructed soccer stadium, Parc Olympique Lyonnais. A 50-cm color image of Parc Olympique Lyonnais in Décines-Charpieu, France collected on October 4, 2016 by Pléiades 1B. To see this stadium in SPOT 6/7 1.5-meter resolution, check out this month’s feature on SPOTMaps. This image has custom processing and color balancing applied by Apollo Mapping. © CNES 2016, Distribution Airbus Defense and Space / Spot Image S.A., France, all rights reserved. Name & Its Origin: Built for the local football (or soccer to us Americans) team, Olympique Lyonnais, the new stadium we are focusing on here was unimaginatively named Parc Olympique Lyonnais. The stadium is also referred to as Grand Stade OL or Stade des Lumières. Location: Parc Olympique Lyonnais is located in Décines-Charpieu, a near suburb of Lyon, France. It is about 630 feet above sea level and one mile from the banks of the Canal de Jonage. Stadium Capacity/Size, Architect & Build Date: The idea for Parc Olympique Lyonnais came from the owner of the Olympique Lyonnais in September 2008 … testContinue reading

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