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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: ISS011-E-7471 Date: May 2005
Geographic Region: CANADA-Q
Feature: SEPT-ILES, AIRPORT, ROADS, FOR.

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  Sept-îles, Gulf of St Lawrence, Quebec, Canada

Seven Island Bay (left side of the image) is one of the largest and best-protected harbors on Quebec’s north shore of the Gulf of St. Lawrence. Because this is both a deep-water port and ice-free year round, Sept-îles is one of Quebec’s busiest ports. Locally produced materials (iron ore, alumina) comprise the bulk of port traffic, but Sept-îles also acts as a trans-shipment point for goods moving to Europe, the Far East, and South America.

The small city of Sept-îles (~30,000 people) appears in the center of the view; Pointe Noir is opposite the city in the lower left corner. The industrial park is at top left, and the angled runways of the airport appear east of the city. Five of the bay’s seven islands appear at the bottom of the view. Wind and swells produce patterns on the water. Ships can be seen in the bay, and a ship wake appears between the two left islands at the bottom of the view.

 
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 169k
Mission: ISS011  
Roll - Frame: E - 7471
Geographical Name: CANADA-Q  
Features: SEPT-ILES, AIRPORT, ROADS, FOR.  
Center Lat x Lon: 50.2N x 66.3W
Film Exposure:   N=Normal exposure, U=Under exposed, O=Over exposed, F=out of Focus
Percentage of Cloud Cover-CLDP: 10
 
Camera: E4
 
Camera Tilt: 51   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 400  
 
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: W   The direction from the nadir to the center point, N=North, S=South, E=East, W=West
Stereo?:   Y=Yes there is an adjacent picture of the same area, N=No there isn't
Orbit Number: 1263  
 
Date: 20050528   YYYYMMDD
Time: 191449   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 49.6N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 62.5W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 250   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 186   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 44   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: ISLAND  
Water Views: BAY, GULF, ICE, SHIP WAKE  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views: AIRPORT  
City Views: QUEBEC  
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