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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS034-74-1 Date: Oct. 1989
Geographic Region: USA-LOUISIANA
Feature: NEW ORLEANS, MS. R.

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  STS034-074-001 New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.A. October 1989
Water dominates this northwest-looking photograph of metropolitan New Orleans and the surrounding region—to the south and southeast is a mixture of lakes and marshlands; the meandering, muddy main channel of the Mississippi River winds through New Orleans and the surrounding flat wetlands; immediately north of New Orleans lies large, shallow Lake Pontchartrain with an average depth of 12 feet (3.6 meters), east of which is Lake Borgne and west of which is Lake Maurepas that flows into Pontchartrain. Sediment plumes appear throughout Lake Pontchartrain and along the southeast shoreline of Lake Maurepas. Visible are two interstate highway systems—Interstate Highway 55 that runs between Lake Pontchartrain and Lake Maurepas and Interstate Highway 10, the major east-west route that connects New Orleans with Slidell to the northeast and Baton Rouge to the northwest. Discernible are the 24-mile (39-kilometer) causeway that connects New Orleans with communities along the north shore of Lake Pontchartrain and a shorter causeway along the eastern side of the lake.
 
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 366k
Mission: STS034  
Roll - Frame: 74 - 1
Geographical Name: USA-LOUISIANA  
Features: NEW ORLEANS, MS. R.  
Center Lat x Lon: 30.0N x 90W
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: 38   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 250  
 
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: E   The direction from the nadir to the center point, N=North, S=South, E=East, W=West
Stereo?: N   Y=Yes there is an adjacent picture of the same area, N=No there isn't
Orbit Number: 64  
 
Date: 19891022   YYYYMMDD
Time: 161235   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 30.9N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 92.2W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 146   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 180   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 41   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views:  
Water Views: LAKE, RIVER, SWAMP  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views: HIGHWAY, URBAN AREA  
City Views:  
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