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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS028-74-78 Date: Aug. 1989
Geographic Region: SPAIN
Feature: ROTA, CADIZ

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  STS028-074-078 Cadiz, Spain August 1989
This photograph shows approximately 60 miles (90 kilometers) of the southwest coast of Spain that fronts the Gulf of Cadiz. Several natural and manmade features are visible when viewing from south to north—the city of Cadiz, a seaport city with a population of approximately 180 000, located at the tip of a very narrow peninsula and surrounded by the Bay of Cadiz; the large runway of Rota Airport near the southern edge of the large angular peninsula, which protrudes into the Gulf of Cadiz; the mouth of the Guadalquivir River by which the city of Seville can be reached by small steamers; and a series of parallel, highly reflective sand dunes north of the mouth of the Guadalquivir River. Inland from the coast, cultivated field patterns are observed. Apparently a substantial amount of the former swampy area along the Guadalquivir River has been converted into productive irrigated farmland, and many canals have been constructed to maximize the available waterflow.
 
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 358k
Mission: STS028  
Roll - Frame: 74 - 78
Geographical Name: SPAIN  
Features: ROTA, CADIZ  
Center Lat x Lon: 37.0N x 6W
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: 39   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: 50  
 
Date: 19890811   YYYYMMDD
Time: 150202   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 38.8N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 4.8W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 247   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 163   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 48   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: COAST, DUNE, PLAIN, PENINSULA  
Water Views: RIVER, BAY  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views: AGRICULTURE  
City Views:  
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