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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: NM22-725-57 Date: Oct. 1996
Geographic Region: USA-ARIZONA
Feature: TUCSON, OPEN PIT MINES

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  NM22-725-057 Tucson, Arizona USA Fall-Winter 1996
The large, angular-looking, light-colored patterns near the center of the image are extensive mine dump and tailing sites of the open pit copper mines south of Tucson. These copper mines are located on the eastern flank of Sierreta Mountains. Some gridded, street pattern in the desert city of Tucson can be seen near the bottom center (north, center) part of the image. Notice that there are a series of drainage features in a distributary pattern along the eastern side of the Santa Cruz River, south of Tucson. The Tucson Mountains are located immediately west of Tucson. A limited number of cultivated fields are visible in the Santa Cruz River floodplain, especially northwest of Tucson.
 
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 363k
Mission: NM22  
Roll - Frame: 725 - 57
Geographical Name: USA-ARIZONA  
Features: TUCSON, OPEN PIT MINES  
Center Lat x Lon: 32.0N x 111W
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: SW   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: 19961024   YYYYMMDD
Time: 194953   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 38.0N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 102.8W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 203   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 203   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 37   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: MOUNTAIN  
Water Views: RIVER  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views: MINING, URBAN AREA  
City Views:  
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