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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS040-609-38 Date: Jun. 1991
Geographic Region: USA-CALIFORNIA
Feature: SACRAMENTO VALLEY

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  STS040-609-038 Central Valley, California, U.S.A. June 1991
This low-oblique, southeast-looking, synoptic photograph captures the great Central Valley of California. Composed of the Sacramento Valley to the north and the San Joaquin Valley to the southeast, the Central Valley of California is one of the richest agricultural areas in the United States. Visible to the east are the forested slopes and snow-covered higher peaks of the Sierra Nevada Mountains and light blue Lake Tahoe. West of the Central Valley, the Coast Range traverses north-south, and the San Francisco Bay Area is discernible among scattered clouds.
 
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 366k
Mission: STS040  
Roll - Frame: 609 - 38
Geographical Name: USA-CALIFORNIA  
Features: SACRAMENTO VALLEY  
Center Lat x Lon: 38.0N x 121.5W
Film Exposure: N   N=Normal exposure, U=Under exposed, O=Over exposed, F=out of Focus
Percentage of Cloud Cover-CLDP: 5
 
Camera: RX
 
Camera Tilt: LO   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 100  
 
Nadir to Photo Center Direction:   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:  
 
Date: 199106__   YYYYMMDD
Time:   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: E  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth:   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude:   nautical miles
Sun Elevation:   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: MOUNTAIN, FAULT  
Water Views: LAKE, BAY  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views: AGRICULTURE  
City Views:  
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