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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: NM23-721-526 Date: Apr. 1997
Geographic Region: ARGENTINA
Feature: RIO PARANA, BURN SCARS

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  NM23-721-526 Rio Parana Delta, Argentina Winter/Spring 1997
The Rio Parana has created a very broad delta and floodplain at the mouth of the river along the western end of the Rio de la Plata. This delta and floodplain extends from the noticeably curving line near the top of the image to almost touching the bottom edge of the picture. Several distributary channels of the river are shown as light colored, narrow, linear features that wind in a generally eastward direction. The floodplain has been extensively modified. The floodplain is visible due to the differing vegetation patterns and the sharp edges within the delta. The very thin, light-colored line that extends north-south across the delta (middle of the picture) appears to be a highway. Several individual smoke plumes can be seen on the flat but slightly elevated land east of the highway on the delta. Two cities, Zarate and Campana (brighter features lower middle) can be identified along the southern channel (and southern boundary of the Rio Parana). The broader, muddy Rio Uruguay is visible in the upper right quadrant of the picture. The Uruguay River marks the border between Argentina and Uruguay.
 
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 321k
Mission: NM23  
Roll - Frame: 721 - 526
Geographical Name: ARGENTINA  
Features: RIO PARANA, BURN SCARS  
Center Lat x Lon: 33.5S x 59W
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: LO   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 100  
 
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:  
 
Date: 19970403   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: DELTA, RIVER, SEDIMENT  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views:  
City Views:  
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