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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS056-76-13 Date: Apr. 1993
Geographic Region: USA-SOUTH CAROLINA
Feature: SAVANNAH R., TOWNS, AGR.

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  STS056-076-013 Savannah River, Georgia and South Carolina, U.S.A. April 1993
The dark, heavily vegetated northwest-southeast-trending floodplain of the Savannah River is discernible across the rural terrain of eastern Georgia and southern South Carolina. The matted look of the landscape results from agricultural activities (varisized lighter areas) and darker, forested lands. Several circular cultivated field patterns indicate the use of center-pivot irrigation for farming. Southwest of the dark Salkehatchie River floodplain (top of photograph) is the U. S. Highway 301 bridge (barely visible left of center) that crosses the Savannah River northwest of Savannah and connects the small rural communities of Allendale, South Carolina, and Sylvania, Georgia.
 
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 402k
Mission: STS056  
Roll - Frame: 76 - 13
Geographical Name: USA-SOUTH CAROLINA  
Features: SAVANNAH R., TOWNS, AGR.  
Center Lat x Lon: 33.0N x 81.5W
Film Exposure: N   N=Normal exposure, U=Under exposed, O=Over exposed, F=out of Focus
Percentage of Cloud Cover-CLDP: 0
 
Camera: HB
 
Camera Tilt: 2   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?: Y   Y=Yes there is an adjacent picture of the same area, N=No there isn't
Orbit Number: 38  
 
Date: 19930410   YYYYMMDD
Time: 134443   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 33.0N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 81.6W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 103   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 162   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 33   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: FLOOD PLAIN  
Water Views: RIVER  
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