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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS038-86-16 Date: Nov. 1990
Geographic Region: USA-TEXAS
Feature: CORPUS CHRISTI, COAST

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  STS038-086-016 Corpus Christi Bay, Texas, U.S.A. November 1990
Roughly oval Corpus Christi Bay and Mustang Island, part of the sandy barrier islands that separate this bay from the Gulf of Mexico, are featured in this photograph. The dark lagoon paralleling the coastline south of Corpus Christi Bay is the northern extent of Laguna Madre; Aransas Bay lies inland north of Corpus Christi Bay (lower left corner). Corpus Christi Bay connects with the Gulf of Mexico via Aransas Pass, a dredged ship canal, the material from which created the islands along the northern edge of the bay. Lighter Nueces Bay is visible west of Corpus Christi Bay. Part of the Intracoastal Waterway can be traced through Aransas Bay, Corpus Christi Bay, and Laguna Madre. Apparent are some street patterns within Corpus Christi along the southwest coast of Corpus Christi Bay; a vegetated swath of live oaks that parallels the coast to the north; Live Oak Ridge, a ridge of stabilized sand dunes; and angular agricultural field patterns north and southwest of Corpus Christi.
 
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 361k
Mission: STS038  
Roll - Frame: 86 - 16
Geographical Name: USA-TEXAS  
Features: CORPUS CHRISTI, COAST  
Center Lat x Lon: 28.0N x 97.5W
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: 37   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?: N   Y=Yes there is an adjacent picture of the same area, N=No there isn't
Orbit Number: 48  
 
Date: 19901118   YYYYMMDD
Time: 215122   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 26.6N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 97.1W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 235   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 116   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 20   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: COAST, PLAIN  
Water Views: BAY, LAGOON, GULF  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views: URBAN AREA, HIGHWAY, AIRPORT  
City Views:  
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