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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: NM21-766-78 Date: Jul. 1996
Geographic Region: USA-CONNECTICUT
Feature: BRIDGEPORT, LONG I. SOUND

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  NM21-766-078 Long Island Sound, Connecticut Spring-Summer 1996
Long Island Sound and southwestern Connecticut can be seen in this northwest-looking view. Long Island Sound, an arm of the Atlantic Ocean, was once a river valley with the river flowing from west to east. Some 12000 to 15000 years ago, glaciers scoured out the valley and dumped their deposits on what is now Long Island. Long Island Sound is 115 miles long (185 km) long. The northern coast of Long Island has low hills and cliffs and is indented with many bays (lower left). Many cities, such as Stamford, Norwalk, and Bridgeport (bottom right) form an urban corridor along the Soundís Connecticut coast, with many of their residents commuting to and from their jobs in the New York City area. The region to the north of the Connecticut coast is made up of low hills and rolling terrain with numerous small lakes and forested areas. The Hudson River is visible traversing the upper left to the upper center of the image.
 
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 390k
Mission: NM21  
Roll - Frame: 766 - 78
Geographical Name: USA-CONNECTICUT  
Features: BRIDGEPORT, LONG I. SOUND  
Center Lat x Lon: 41.0N x 73.5W
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: LO   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:  
 
Date: 19960705   YYYYMMDD
Time:   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: E  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth:   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude:   nautical miles
Sun Elevation:   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: COAST, FOREST  
Water Views: BAY  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views: URBAN AREA  
City Views:  
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