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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS062-153-137 Date: Mar. 1994
Geographic Region: USA-ALABAMA
Feature: ALABAMA & TOMBIGBEE RIV.

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  STS062-153-137 Mobile Bay, Alabama, U.S.A. March 1994
Featured in this synoptic, northwest-looking photograph are sediment-laden Mobile Bay; the coastlines of southern Mississippi and Alabama extending from the Pearl River floodplain in the west (upper left) to just west of Pensacola, Florida, in the east (bottom center); and the highly reflective, sandy beaches of the barrier islands that help protect the Intracoastal Waterway. Mobile is barely discernible northwest of Mobile Bay, north of which is an extensive delta and floodplain created by the convergence of two riversólight, meandering Tombigbee and the southwest-flowing Alabama. Apparent are dark, forested lands interspersed with lighter agricultural areas. The Talladega National Forest is visible north-northeast of Mobile (right edge of photograph).
 
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 292k
Mission: STS062  
Roll - Frame: 153 - 137
Geographical Name: USA-ALABAMA  
Features: ALABAMA & TOMBIGBEE RIV.  
Center Lat x Lon: 31.5N x 88W
Film Exposure: N   N=Normal exposure, U=Under exposed, O=Over exposed, F=out of Focus
Percentage of Cloud Cover-CLDP: 0
 
Camera: LH
 
Camera Tilt: LO   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 90  
 
Nadir to Photo Center Direction:   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:  
 
Date: 199403__   YYYYMMDD
Time:   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: E  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth:   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude:   nautical miles
Sun Elevation:   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: FOREST  
Water Views: BAY, RIVER, SEDIMENT, ESTUARY  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views: URBAN AREA  
City Views:  
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