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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: NM23-746-713 Date: Apr. 1997
Geographic Region: USA-WISCONSIN
Feature: ROCK RIVER, CITIES

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  NM23-746-713 Rockford, Illinois Spring, 1997
Numerous agricultural field patterns are visible in this southwest-looking view. The terrain of this portion of Illinois is gently rolling to flat. The major crops grown are corn and soybeans. Just below the center portion of the image, is the city of Rockford. Located on the Rock River, Rockford is the trade, processing, and shipping hub of this extensive agricultural region. The city was founded in 1834 on the site of a battlefield during the Black Hawk Indian War.
 
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 391k
Mission: NM23  
Roll - Frame: 746 - 713
Geographical Name: USA-WISCONSIN  
Features: ROCK RIVER, CITIES  
Center Lat x Lon: 42.5N x 89W
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: 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: 19970425   YYYYMMDD
Time: 182433   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 47.2N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 82.6W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 204   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 209   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 54   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: AGRICULTURE  
City Views:  
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