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    This function serves to read an ENVI image/header directly into
    an IDL program without the need to first open that image in ENVI
    and use the ENVI_* routines to do so.


    Image Processing.

Calling Sequence

    Result = READ_ENVI_IMAGE( filename, HEADER=header )



        The ENVI image filename to be read.

Keyword Parameters

        A named variable to receive a structure containing the header
        data read in from the accompanying ENVI image header file.

Return Value

    An array containing the image data. This array will be of the
    correct data type for the provided image and will appear in BIP
    interleave order (bands, samples, lines). If any error is
    encountered during this process, the scalar -1 will be returned.

Side Effects


Modification History

    Written by: Carl Salvaggio
    July, 2009 Original code
    December, 2009 OS family dependent swap endian added


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