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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: NM21-768-22 Date: Jul. 1996
Geographic Region: CANADA-A
Feature: CALGARY, BOW RIVER, AGR.

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  NM21-768-022 Calgary Area, Alberta, Canada Spring/Summer 1996
Considered to be part of western Canada, Calgary was one of the fastest growing urban areas in North America during the decades of the 1970ís and 1980ís. The built-up area (lighter color) stands out in marked contrast with the surrounding rural landscape. Even though the climate of the Calgary region is semiarid, many cultivated fields and pasturelands are visible all around the periphery of the city. Much of the cultivated land is used to grow oats and barley which is in turn used for stock feed. The Bow River is visible as it cuts through the middle of the city. Downtown Calgary is located immediately west of where the Bow River makes its course change to the south (near the center of the image). The runways of Calgary International Airport are visible on the image.
 
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 370k
Mission: NM21  
Roll - Frame: 768 - 22
Geographical Name: CANADA-A  
Features: CALGARY, BOW RIVER, AGR.  
Center Lat x Lon: 51.0N x 114W
Film Exposure: N   N=Normal exposure, U=Under exposed, O=Over exposed, F=out of Focus
Percentage of Cloud Cover-CLDP: 5
 
Camera: HB
 
Camera Tilt: 53   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 250  
 
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: N   The direction from the nadir to the center point, N=North, S=South, E=East, W=West
Stereo?: N   Y=Yes there is an adjacent picture of the same area, N=No there isn't
Orbit Number: 55  
 
Date: 19960706   YYYYMMDD
Time: 175405   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 46.5N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 112.8W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 130   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 207   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 59   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: PLAIN  
Water Views: RIVER  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views: URBAN AREA, AIRPORT, AGRICULTURE  
City Views:  
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