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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: NM21-769-18 Date: Jul. 1996
Geographic Region: UKRAINE
Feature: DNEPR RIVER, RES., AGR.

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  NM21-769-018 Kakhovsk Reservoir, Ukraine Summer 1996
The southern portion of the 1430-mile (2300 km) long Dnepr (Dnieper) River and the Kakhovsk Reservoir are visible in this south-looking view. The Dnieper River rises in the Valdai Hills to the west of Moscow and flows generally southward emptying into the Black Sea. The river is navigable for most of its entire course. At the left center of the image and, is one of the Ukraine’s leading industrial complexes, the city of Zaporozhye. Zaporozhye is home to one of the former USSR’s largest hydroelectric plants. Near the right center of the image is the city of Krivoy Rog. Krivoy Rog is a major railroad center and industrial city located in the midst of one of the world’s richest iron mining regions. The city is situated on the western edge of the Donets Basin, a major coal-producing region in the Ukraine. Winter wheat, corn, melons, and potatoes are grown in the agricultural region surrounding the Kakhovsk Reservoir.
 
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 426k
Mission: NM21  
Roll - Frame: 769 - 18
Geographical Name: UKRAINE  
Features: DNEPR RIVER, RES., AGR.  
Center Lat x Lon: 48.0N x 34.0E
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: 100  
 
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: E   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: 19960709   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: PLAIN  
Water Views: RESERVOIR, RIVER  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views: DAM, AGRICULTURE, URBAN AREA  
City Views:  
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