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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS056-80-92 Date: Apr. 1993
Geographic Region: USA-WISCONSIN
Feature: MISSISSIPPI, WISCONSIN R.

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  STS056-080-092 Mississippi and Wisconsin Rivers; Driftless Area, Wisconsin, U.S.A. April 1993
The Driftless Area of southwestern Wisconsin, northeastern Iowa, and southeastern Minnesota is discernible in this northwest-looking, low-oblique photograph. Also referred to as the Western Upland, it is generally an agricultural region with residual, well-drained soila dissected (eroded) upland. The continental glacier that covered most of the surrounding regions did not touch the Driftless Area, which abounds in hilly, rugged terrain; caves; and sinkholes. Apparent are the Mississippi River Valley as far as south of Dubuque, Iowa (barely discernible near bottom center), and the Wisconsin River, which flows westward to the Mississippi River. Fog is discernible in the valleys of the Mississippi and Wisconsin Rivers and in the smaller Kickapoo River Valley (near center).
 
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 355k
Mission: STS056  
Roll - Frame: 80 - 92
Geographical Name: USA-WISCONSIN  
Features: MISSISSIPPI, WISCONSIN R.  
Center Lat x Lon: 43.0N x 91W
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: 29   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?: N   Y=Yes there is an adjacent picture of the same area, N=No there isn't
Orbit Number: 38  
 
Date: 19930410   YYYYMMDD
Time: 134150   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 41.5N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 91W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 100   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 163   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 23   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: HILL  
Water Views: RIVER  
Atmosphere Views: FOG  
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