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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS059-216-79 Date: Apr. 1994
Geographic Region: CANADA-NS
Feature: SABLE ISLAND

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  STS059-216-079 Sable Island, Nova Scotia, Canada April 1994
Sable Island is a low sandy island approximately 25 miles (40 km) long and 1 mile (1.5 km) wide in the Atlantic Ocean. Located 115 miles (180 km) southeast of Cape Canso, Nova Scotia, the island is the exposed part of a sand shoal that extends northeast/southwest for more than 100 miles (160 km). Sable Island, known as the “graveyard of the Atlantic Ocean,” has been a major hazard to navigation. The island is also noted as a breeding ground for seals, which are protected by the Canadian government. The island helps to mark the western edge of the northeasterly flowing warm waters of the Gulf Stream.
 
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 238k
Mission: STS059  
Roll - Frame: 216 - 79
Geographical Name: CANADA-NS  
Features: SABLE ISLAND  
Center Lat x Lon: 44.0N x 60W
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: 18   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 250  
 
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: S   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: 53  
 
Date: 19940412   YYYYMMDD
Time: 163149   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 44.6N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 59.8W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 193   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 117   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 54   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: ISLAND  
Water Views: OCEAN  
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