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STS003-10-567

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Identification

Mission: STS003 Roll: 10 Frame: 567 Mission ID on the Film or image: STS-3
Country or Geographic Name: PHILIPPINES
Features: MANILA BAY
Center Point: Latitude: 15.0 Longitude: 120.5 (Negative numbers indicate south for latitude and west for longitude)

Stereo: No (Yes indicates there is an adjacent picture of the same area)
ONC Map ID: K11 JNC Map ID:

Camera

Camera Tilt: Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 100mm
Camera: HB: Hasselblad
Film: 2448 : Fine Grain Aerochrome II color-reversal camera film, 70mm, process EA-5.

Quality

Film Exposure: Normal
Percentage of Cloud Cover: 25 (11-25)

Nadir

GMT Date: 198203__ (YYYYMMDD) GMT Time: (HHMMSS)
Nadir Point Latitude: , Longitude: (Negative numbers indicate south for latitude and west for longitude)
Nadir to Photo Center Direction:
Sun Azimuth: (Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point)
Spacecraft Altitude: nautical miles (0 km)
Sun Elevation Angle: (Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point)
Orbit Number:

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Manila Bay, Luzon

Mt. Pinatubo (box) erupted in June 1991. Note the proximity of
the volcano to Manila Bay. Pinatubo is part of the chain of vol-
canoes including the inactive volcanoes Natib (1) and Mariveles
(2), which comprise the Bataan Peninsula north of Manila (3).
The drainages surrounding Pinatubo are now choked with ash depo-
sits and mud flows. These areas will be in danger of continued
mudflows and floods for several years.

The southern part of the Zambales Range merges with the Bataan
Peninsula and forms Subic Bay (4). Tadpole-shaped Corrigedor (5),
where General MacArthur surrendered in 1942, is part of a sub-
merged volcanic caldera at the mouth of Manila Bay. Other points
include Clark AFB (6) and Mt. Arayet (7) in the middle of the
Central Valley. (S03-10-567)



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