Canigou 3D

Lo Canigó és una magnòlia immensa
que en un rebrot del Pirineu se bada
- Jacint Verdaguer i Santaló


The Canigó is an immense magnolia
that blooms in an offshoot of the Pyrenees


3D view of the Canigou on 19-Dec-2017 (with a fancy tiltshift effect)

The Cesium library enables to interact with 3D models of the Earth surface in your browser. In combination with the Sentinel-Hub WMS service, it makes it possible to drape any Sentinel-2 image on a digital elevation model to visualize it in 3D. In his great post about Color Correction with JavaScript, Miha Kadunc of Sinergise illustrated this possibility with Monte Sarmiento in Patagonia. Here, I just re-used his code to make a 3D model with the latest Sentinel-2 image (19-Dec-2017) of one of my favorite mountain, the Canigou.


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The snow season started early this year in the Pyrenees mountains, especially in the French Pyrenees.


Update on 03 April

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