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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS056-102-4 Date: Apr. 1993
Geographic Region: ARGENTINA
Feature: RIO PARANA GUAZA

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  STS056-102-004 Paraná River Delta, Argentina April 1993
The meandering sediment-laden stream channels of the lower Paraná River are easily distinguished from the darker, densely vegetated delta immediately north of Buenos Aires, Argentina. A thin, north-south-oriented line (perhaps a road, railroad, or both) is visible in this extensive delta that measures approximately 70 miles (110 kilometers) at its maximum width. The muddy, much broader Uruguay River, which forms part of the Argentina-Uruguay border, flows from the north past part of the delta. The Paraná River floodplain can be identified by the darker areas adjacent to its meandering river channels. Cultivated field patterns are observed on either side of the Paraná delta. Part of Buenos Aires, with a population of more than 12 million, is visible along the southern edge of the photograph. (Refer to STS-056-075-104 for a synoptic photograph of the Paraná River near Rosario, Argentina, and STS-056-103-099 for a closeup view of Buenos Aires.)

 
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 171k
Mission: STS056  
Roll - Frame: 102 - 4
Geographical Name: ARGENTINA  
Features: RIO PARANA GUAZA  
Center Lat x Lon: 34S x 58.5W
Film Exposure: N   N=Normal exposure, U=Under exposed, O=Over exposed, F=out of Focus
Percentage of Cloud Cover-CLDP: 5
 
Camera: HB
 
Camera Tilt: 12   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 100  
 
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: 39  
 
Date: 19930410   YYYYMMDD
Time: 153601   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 34.6S  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 58.5W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 7   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 164   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 47   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: PLAIN, HILL, FOREST  
Water Views: RIVER, DELTA, RESERVOIR, SEDIMENT  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views: AGRICULTURE, URBAN AREA, DAM  
City Views:  
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