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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS046-104-27 Date: Aug. 1992
Geographic Region: COLOMBIA
Feature: GUAJIRA PENINSULA

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  STS046-104-027 Guajira Peninsula, Colombia August 1992
The long, semi-arid Guajira Peninsula can be seen in the northeast-looking view. The peninsula, an extension of the eastern Andes Mountains, is 80 miles (128 km) long and 30 to 60 miles (48 to 97 km) wide. To the left of the peninsula is the Caribbean Sea, and to the right is the Gulf of Venezuela. Hills ranging in elevation in excess of 2100 feet (641 meters) are discernible near the northeastern end of the peninsula. The long narrow straight white-colored line extending from near the bottom center of the image to a point near Bolivar Bay, and the port city of Bolivar (not discernible) at the left center of the image, is a railroad. Near the upper right portion of the image, the resort island of Aruba is discernible. The western tip of Paraguana Peninsula of Venezuela is visible midway between the upper right and right center of the image.
 
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 300k
Mission: STS046  
Roll - Frame: 104 - 27
Geographical Name: COLOMBIA  
Features: GUAJIRA PENINSULA  
Center Lat x Lon: 12.0N x 71.5W
Film Exposure: N   N=Normal exposure, U=Under exposed, O=Over exposed, F=out of Focus
Percentage of Cloud Cover-CLDP: 10
 
Camera: HB
 
Camera Tilt: HO   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 250  
 
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: E   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: 96  
 
Date: 19920806   YYYYMMDD
Time: 150856   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 10.4N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 75.9W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 75   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 125   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 61   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: COAST, PENINSULA, HILL  
Water Views: SEA, GULF  
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Man Made Views:  
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