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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS059-228-101 Date: Apr. 1994
Geographic Region: USA-MINNESOTA
Feature: DULUTH

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  STS059-228-101 Duluth, Minnesota, and Superior, Wisconsin, U.S.A. April 1994
The industrial port cities of Duluth, Minnesota, and Superior, Wisconsin, and the western portion of blue Lake Superior, the largest freshwater lake in the world, are apparent in this southeast-looking, low-oblique photograph. Duluth, one of the major ports of the Great Lakes, became the chief shipping point for ore to U.S. steel mills when iron was discovered in 1865 in the Mesabi Range north-northwest of Duluth. Superior, on Superior Bay at the mouths of the Saint Louis and Nemadji Rivers, is also a shipping point for iron ore, timber, grains, and other materials to the eastern United States and the world.
 
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 346k
Mission: STS059  
Roll - Frame: 228 - 101
Geographical Name: USA-MINNESOTA  
Features: DULUTH  
Center Lat x Lon: 47.0N x 92W
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: 38   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 250  
 
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: W   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: 150  
 
Date: 19940418   YYYYMMDD
Time: 155600   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 47.3N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 90.6W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 133   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 112   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 45   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views:  
Water Views: LAKE, SEDIMENT  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views: URBAN AREA  
City Views: DULUTH, SUPERIOR  
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