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IdentificationMission: STS110 Roll: 726 Frame: 10 Mission ID on the Film or image: STS110
Country or Geographic Name: NEW ZEALAND-NI
Features: ROTORUA GEOTHERMAL
Center Point: Latitude: -38.0 Longitude: 176.0 (Negative numbers indicate south for latitude and west for longitude)
Stereo: (Yes indicates there is an adjacent picture of the same area)
ONC Map ID: JNC Map ID:
CameraCamera Tilt: 32
Camera Focal Length: 110mm
Camera: HB: Hasselblad
Film: 5069 : Kodak Elite 100S, E6 Reversal, Replaces Lumiere, Warmer in tone vs. Lumiere.
Percentage of Cloud Cover: 10 (0-10)
GMT Date: 20020409 (YYYYMMDD) GMT Time: 225622 (HHMMSS)
Nadir Point Latitude: -37.5, Longitude: 176.8 (Negative numbers indicate south for latitude and west for longitude)
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: Southwest
Sun Azimuth: 26 (Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point)
Spacecraft Altitude: 89 nautical miles (165 km)
Sun Elevation Angle: 41 (Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point)
Orbit Number: 18
CaptionsForests are being harvested near Tokoroa, New Zealand, which has been described as the hub of New Zealand's forestry industry. According to an Earth Observatory reader, the land use pattern that looks like tan beads on a string are clearings used to stock timber before it is sent to pulp and paper mills about 4 km south of Tokoroa. The light green areas around the town are dairy farms.
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