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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS034-83-69 Date: Oct. 1989
Geographic Region: USA-NORTH CAROLINA
Feature: CAPE HATTERAS

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  STS034-83-69 Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, U.S.A. October 1989
The famous barrier island coast of Cape Hatteras, is visible in this near vertical of the North Carolina coast. This barrier island system is protected as the Cape Hatteras National Seashore, with Pamlico Sound to the west and the Atlantic Ocean to the east. A plume of sediment, visible off of the tip of Cape Hatteras, creates a light blue color in the Atlantic Ocean waters. This outflow is from the precipitation runoff of Hurricane Hugo (Sept. 1989) which was still evident during the STS-34 mission (Oct. 1989). This same delayed or extended runoff phenomenon was also very marked along the periphery of the Yucatan Peninsula following Hurricane Gilbert in 1988.
 
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 259k
Mission: STS034  
Roll - Frame: 83 - 69
Geographical Name: USA-NORTH CAROLINA  
Features: CAPE HATTERAS  
Center Lat x Lon: 35.0N x 75.5W
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: 12   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 250  
 
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: N   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: 49  
 
Date: 19891021   YYYYMMDD
Time: 173853   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 34.4N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 75.3W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 197   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 177   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 43   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: CAPE, ISLAND  
Water Views: OCEAN, ESTUARY, INLET  
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