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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS059-217-79 Date: Apr. 1994
Geographic Region: USA-MARYLAND
Feature: CHINCOTEAGUE BAY AREA

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  STS059-217-079 ASSATEAGUE ISLAND, CHINCOTEAGUE BAY, MARYLAND/VIRGINIA APRIL, 1993
Assateague Island, a national seashore 37 miles (58 km) long, can be seen in this west-looking low-oblique view. Assateague is a barrier island. A wildlife refuge makes up part of the island and is home to the famed Chincoteague wild ponies. The island is mostly uninhabited by human beings. Near the upper left portion of the image is the Pocomoke River. The mainland area seen in the upper third of the image is part of the Delmarva Peninsula.
 
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 287k
Mission: STS059  
Roll - Frame: 217 - 79
Geographical Name: USA-MARYLAND  
Features: CHINCOTEAGUE BAY AREA  
Center Lat x Lon: 38.0N x 75.5W
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: NV   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 250  
 
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: NW   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: 86  
 
Date: 19940414   YYYYMMDD
Time: 172400   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 37.2N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 74.5W  
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: 115   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 62   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: COAST, ISLAND  
Water Views: LAGOON  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views: AGRICULTURE  
City Views:  
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