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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS062-103-40 Date: Mar. 1994
Geographic Region: USA-FLORIDA
Feature: FORT LAUDERDALE

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  STS062-103-040 Southeast Florida, U.S.A. March 1994
A dramatic visual difference exists between the densely populated (highly reflective) coastal area of southeast Florida and the natural swamp environment of The Everglades west of the urban corridor. The direction of surface water flow through the saw grass and hardwood hammocks of The Everglades (generally north-northeast to south-southwest) can be determined by observing the alignment of scattered hardwood stands (darker streaks) throughout The Everglades. The angular, uniform area east of the smoke palls (bottom center) shows the outline of the Arthur R. Marshall-Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge. The small dark spots in the light, shallow water (near top center) are the Bimini Islands of The Bahamas; the darker, deeper water shows the north-flowing Gulf Stream. Sunglint appears in the upper right corner.
 
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 331k
Mission: STS062  
Roll - Frame: 103 - 40
Geographical Name: USA-FLORIDA  
Features: FORT LAUDERDALE  
Center Lat x Lon: 26.0N x 80W
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: 45   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: 177  
 
Date: 19940315   YYYYMMDD
Time: 151233   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 26.1N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 82.3W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 123   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 140   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 45   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: ISLAND, COAST, PLAIN  
Water Views: SWAMP, BAY  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views: AGRICULTURE, URBAN AREA  
City Views:  
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