Large iron mine project validated at Simandou, Guinea

Sentinel-2 MSI acquired on 10 January 2023 at 10:53:29 UTC
Sentinel-1 CSAR IW acquired on 02 February 2023 at 18:51:51 UTC
Sentinel-2 MSI acquired on 02 March 2023 at 11:09:51 UTC
Sentinel-1 CSAR IW acquired on 10 March 2023 at 18:51:50 UTC
Author(s): Sentinel Vision team, VisioTerra, France -
Keyword(s): Land, natural resources, iron mine, hills, infrastructure, Guinea
Fig. 1 - S1 (02.02.2023->10.03.2023) & S2 (02.03.2023) - The Simandou is a 110 km long chain of hills rising to 1658 m in south-eastern Guinea.
At the southern end of the range is one of the world's largest undeveloped iron ore deposits in the mountainous and forested region of Forest Guinea.
Fig. 2 - S1 (02.02.2023->10.03.2023) / S2 (02.03.2023) - The mine project has been validated in exchange for new infrastructures from Forecariah.