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IdentificationMission: STS068 Roll: 208 Frame: 107 Mission ID on the Film or image: STS68
Country or Geographic Name: USA-CALIFORNIA
Features: CRESCENT CITY AREA
Center Point Latitude: 42.0 Center Point Longitude: -124.5 (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: JNC Map ID: 43
CameraCamera Tilt: Low Oblique
Camera Focal Length: 250mm
Camera: HB: Hasselblad
Film: 2443 : Kodak Aerochrome 2443, color IR, thin base, EA-5 process thru June 1999, E-6 process afterward.
QualityFilm Exposure: Normal
Percentage of Cloud Cover: 0 (0-10)
NadirGMT Date: 1994____ (YYYYMMDD) GMT Time: (HHMMSS)
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CaptionsSTS068-208-107 Crescent City, California, U.S.A. October 1994
Southwest Oregon and northwest California, home of some giant redwood trees, are featured in this photograph. Vegetation (displayed as reds on color infrared film) is discernible—the lighter, more highly reflective areas within the forests show areas of clear-cutting. Viewing south to north on this Pacific deltoid peninsula are Crescent City; dark, irregular Lake Earl; and the mouth of the Smith River. The mouth of the Klamath River lies south of Crescent City.
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