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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS062-98-156 Date: Mar. 1994
Geographic Region: USA-CALIFORNIA
Feature: SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA

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  STS062-098-156 San Francisco Bay, California, U.S.A. March 1994
Both urban areas and low, rugged mountains and ridges surrounding San Francisco are captured in this photograph. Two northwest-southeast-trending faults are discernible—Hayward Fault, bordering the urban area east of San Francisco Bay, and San Andreas Fault, crossing the mid-San Francisco Peninsula before dipping beneath the Pacific Ocean and surfacing again northwest of Golden Gate Bridge. Five major bridges connect Bay Area communities, and two highway arteries connect the densely populated Bay Area with the valley to the east and the communities of Walnut Creek, Concord, and Livermore. The colors along the southern edge of the bay are produced by the growth of algae in salt pans of varying degrees of salinity. Sediment plumes are visible in San Francisco Bay and the Pacific waters west of the Golden Gate Bridge.
 
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 324k
Mission: STS062  
Roll - Frame: 98 - 156
Geographical Name: USA-CALIFORNIA  
Features: SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA  
Center Lat x Lon: 37.5N x 122.5W
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: 34   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 250  
 
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: SW   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: 130  
 
Date: 19940312   YYYYMMDD
Time: 163231   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 38.6N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 121.1W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 116   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 160   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 24   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: MOUNTAIN, FAULT  
Water Views: BAY, SEDIMENT  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views: URBAN AREA  
City Views: OAKLAND, SAN FRANCISCO, BERKELEY  
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