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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS040-72-43 Date: Jun. 1991
Geographic Region: SOUTH KOREA
Feature: POHANG, AFLD, COAST

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  STS040-072-043 P’ohang, South Korea June 1991
The seaport and industrial city of P’ohang is visible near the center of this near-vertical photograph. According to a 1980 census, P’ohang had a population of more than 200 000. Some of the city’s infrastructure can be observed—the airport southeast of downtown, wharves jutting into Yongil Bay, and the industrial area (iron and steel mills) south of the river that flows into Yongil Bay. The topography of the southeast coastal area—many severe, steep slopes and low mountains—prevails throughout much of South Korea. Approximately 20 percent of the total land area is usable for agriculture. The dark green areas are hills and mountains with elevations ranging from 2000 to 4000 feet (600 to 1200 meters). Numerous valleys cutting through the mountain areas help map the rather complex drainage pattern found throughout South Korea.
 
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 145k
Mission: STS040  
Roll - Frame: 72 - 43
Geographical Name: SOUTH KOREA  
Features: POHANG, AFLD, COAST  
Center Lat x Lon: 36.0N x 129.5E
Film Exposure: N   N=Normal exposure, U=Under exposed, O=Over exposed, F=out of Focus
Percentage of Cloud Cover-CLDP: 20
 
Camera: HB
 
Camera Tilt: 7   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?: N   Y=Yes there is an adjacent picture of the same area, N=No there isn't
Orbit Number: 24  
 
Date: 19910607   YYYYMMDD
Time: 000812   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 35.9N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 129.8E  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 94   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 154   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 46   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: MOUNTAIN, FOREST, PENINSULA, COAST  
Water Views: BAY  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views: URBAN AREA  
City Views:  
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