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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS064-213-84 Date: Sep. 1994
Geographic Region: USA-MINNESOTA
Feature: L. SUPERIOR, DULUTH, SED

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  STS064-213-084 Duluth/Superior Area, Minnesota September 1994
The twin cities of Duluth, Minnesota and Superior, Wisconsin (center of the image) can be seen in this northeast-looking view. The blue-colored waters of Lake Superior, one of the largest fresh water lakes in the world and the deepest of the five Great Lakes, cover the upper right quadrant of the image. Situated to the south of Duluth, Superior is located at the mouths of the St. Louis and Nemadji Rivers. The city has a superb natural harbor and shared with Duluth, has some of the United States largest coal and ore docks. Superior has shipyards, high grain elevators, oil refineries, and a large dairy products industry. Superiorís sister-city of Duluth is a commercial, industrial, and cultural center for northern Minnesota and northwestern Wisconsin. The city is built largely on rock bluffs overlooking Lake Superior. Duluth is the chief ore shipping point for the United States steel mills. The city is also a leading exporter of grains. Near the top center of the image, Island Lake Reservoir is visible. To the south of Island Lake Reservoir, are the hooked-looking Fish Lake and the rather oblong-shaped Wild Rice Lake.
 
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 131k
Mission: STS064  
Roll - Frame: 213 - 84
Geographical Name: USA-MINNESOTA  
Features: L. SUPERIOR, DULUTH, SED  
Center Lat x Lon: 46.5N x 92W
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: 47   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?: N   Y=Yes there is an adjacent picture of the same area, N=No there isn't
Orbit Number: 145  
 
Date: 19940918   YYYYMMDD
Time: 212742   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 46.6N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 94.3W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 239   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 129   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 28   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: FOREST, HILL  
Water Views: LAKE, RIVER  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views: URBAN AREA  
City Views:  
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