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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: NM21-765-16 Date: Jul. 1996
Geographic Region: USA-TEXAS
Feature: AMARILLO, RED R., RES., AGR

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  NM21-765-016 Amarillo, Texas, U.S.A Spring 1996
Visible in this photograph is some of the urban infrastructure—airport, highways, street patterns, central business district—of Amarillo, the largest city in the Texas panhandle. The only deviation from the flat and featureless Texas high plains is the southeast-flowing Prairie Dog Town Fork of the Red River, which has created picturesque Palo Duro Canyon. The majority of fluvial erosion occurred during a much wetter geological time; however, erosion still results from downpours in this semiarid climate. Most of the countryside surrounding Amarillo, except for the north and northwest, evidences widespread agriculture.
 
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 299k
Mission: NM21  
Roll - Frame: 765 - 16
Geographical Name: USA-TEXAS  
Features: AMARILLO, RED R., RES., AGR  
Center Lat x Lon: 35.0N x 102W
Film Exposure: N   N=Normal exposure, U=Under exposed, O=Over exposed, F=out of Focus
Percentage of Cloud Cover-CLDP: 0
 
Camera: HB
 
Camera Tilt: 27   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 250  
 
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: NW   The direction from the nadir to the center point, N=North, S=South, E=East, W=West
Stereo?: Y   Y=Yes there is an adjacent picture of the same area, N=No there isn't
Orbit Number: 999  
 
Date: 19960703   YYYYMMDD
Time: 164857   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 33.5N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 101W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 104   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 209   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 62   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: PLAIN  
Water Views:  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views: URBAN AREA, AGRICULTURE, AIRPORT  
City Views: AMARILLO  
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