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IdentificationMission: STS055 Roll: 73 Frame: J Mission ID on the Film or image: STS55
Country or Geographic Name: TUAMOTU ARCHIPELAGO
Features: PALLISER IS., FAKARAVA I.
Center Point Latitude: -16.0 Center Point Longitude: 145.5 (Negative numbers indicate south for latitude and west for longitude)
Stereo: No (Yes indicates there is an adjacent picture of the same area)
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CameraCamera Tilt: Low Oblique
Camera Focal Length: 100mm
Camera: HB: Hasselblad
Film: 5017 : Kodak, natural color positive, Ektachrome, X Professional, ASA 64, standard base.
QualityFilm Exposure: Normal
Percentage of Cloud Cover: 5 (0-10)
NadirGMT Date: 1993____ (YYYYMMDD) GMT Time: (HHMMSS)
Nadir Point Latitude: , Longitude: (Negative numbers indicate south for latitude and west for longitude)
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CaptionsBroad view of the western Tuamotu, including five of the larger atolls: Arutua, Apataki, Kaukura, Toau and Fakarava [STS055-73-J, 1993].
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