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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS036-152-13 Date: Mar. 1990
Geographic Region: USA-WASHINGTON
Feature: PUGET SND, SEATTLE, TACOMA

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  STS036-152-013 Seattle and Puget Sound, Washington, U.S.A. March 1990
Puget Sound and the Seattle area, flanked to the east by the snow-covered Cascade Range, are presented in this northwest-looking, low-oblique photograph. Built on seven hills between Puget Soundís Elliot Bay and dark blue Lake Washington, Seattle lies in an earthquake-prone area. The city, the largest in the Pacific Northwest, is the regionís commercial, cultural, and transportation hub. It is a center for aircraft manufacturing and shipbuilding; other industries include food processing, electronics, computer software, lumber, chemicals, metal goods, machinery, textiles and apparel, and tourism. A major port of entry with excellent natural harbors, Seattle is important to Alaskan and Far Eastern trade. Small, turquoise Lake Sammamish lies east of Lake Washington. Interstate Highway 5 traverses from the north (through Everett, near the upper right) to the south (through Tacoma, midway between the bottom left and bottom center). Interstate Highway 90 crosses central Seattle and Lake Washington to the east and progresses south of Lake Sammamish into the snow-covered Cascades. Puget Sound, an arm of the Pacific Ocean connected with the Pacific by the Strait of Juan de Fuca, lies west of Seattle. The sound is more than 100 miles (160 kilometers) long, has numerous islands, and can be navigated by large ships.
 
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 158k
Mission: STS036  
Roll - Frame: 152 - 13
Geographical Name: USA-WASHINGTON  
Features: PUGET SND, SEATTLE, TACOMA  
Center Lat x Lon: 47.5N x 122W
Film Exposure: N   N=Normal exposure, U=Under exposed, O=Over exposed, F=out of Focus
Percentage of Cloud Cover-CLDP: 0
 
Camera: LH
 
Camera Tilt: 16   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 250  
 
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: W   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: 40  
 
Date: 19900302   YYYYMMDD
Time: 182045   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 47.6N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 121.4W  
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: 125   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 30   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
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Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views: URBAN AREA  
City Views: SEATTLE  
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