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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS052-153-56 Date: Oct. 1992
Geographic Region: USA-TEXAS
Feature: CST, CORPUS CHRISTI AREA

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  STS052-153-56 Corpus Christi, South Padre Island to San Antonio, Cotulla to Lavaca Bay, Texas, U.S.A. October 1992
Apparent in this panoramic photograph is the south Texas coastal plain extending from the southern edge of Matagorda Bay to oval Corpus Christi Bay (center of photograph) and south to Padre Island. Along this section of the Texas coast, sand barrier islands parallel the coast and create a series of bays. Much of the landscape south of Corpus Christi Bay consists of flat, windswept sandy areas and occasional elevated sand dunes, which are stabilized by vegetation. Much of the land is used for livestock grazing and cotton production. Discernible are dark Choke Canyon Lake, a part of the Nueces River watershed, and the sediment and turbidity of the adjacent Gulf of Mexico.
 
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 289k
Mission: STS052  
Roll - Frame: 153 - 56
Geographical Name: USA-TEXAS  
Features: CST, CORPUS CHRISTI AREA  
Center Lat x Lon: 28.5N 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: LH
 
Camera Tilt: 6   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 90  
 
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: N   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: 19921025   YYYYMMDD
Time: 172703   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 28.2N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 97.5W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 163   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 158   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 48   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: COAST, PLAIN  
Water Views: GULF, BAY, LAKE  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views: HIGHWAY  
City Views:  
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