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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS047-94-6 Date: Sep. 1992
Geographic Region: FRANCE
Feature: LE HAVRE AREA

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  STS047-094-006 Le Havre, France September 1992
The city of Le Havre, located on the northwest coast of France, is a major seaport and window to the world for France. Located on the north side of the Seine River estuary, Le Havre, with a population that exceeds 200 000, is a key port for transatlantic passenger service, as well as a transshipment center for oceangoing freight. A large percentage of the labor force in this region of France is involved in the movement of manufactured goods and people into and out of France. A ferry line connects Le Havre with Southampton, England, and the city has an excellent harbor and fine shipbuilding facilities. Outside the city, agriculture is the predominant occupation; wheat is a major crop. This area is part of the much larger region known as the lowlands of north-central Europe, a highly productive farm belt.
 
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 157k
Mission: STS047  
Roll - Frame: 94 - 6
Geographical Name: FRANCE  
Features: LE HAVRE AREA  
Center Lat x Lon: 49.5N x .0E
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: 20   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: 49  
 
Date: 19920915   YYYYMMDD
Time: 151538   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 49.3N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 1.0E  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 240   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 170   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 26   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: COAST, PLAIN  
Water Views: RIVER, SEDIMENT  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views: URBAN AREA  
City Views:  
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