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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS064-76-BB Date: Sep. 1994
Geographic Region: LESSER ANTILLES
Feature: ANTIGUA I., SUNGLINT

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  STS064-76-BB Antigua, Leeward Islands September 1994
Antigua, a low-lying, semiarid, limestone island of the Lesser Antilles, is part of a two-island independent state, Antigua and Barbuda. Antigua has severely eroded volcanic remnants along its forested southwestern quadrant, which has a maximum elevation of only 1319 feet (402 meters) above sea level. Although Antigua receives approximately 40 inches (100 centimeters) of precipitation annually, wide fluctuations in rainfall amounts occasionally create serious water shortages, especially for the agricultural industry. Some of the larger hotels transport water by barge from nearby islands when water supplies become critically low. At one time Antiguaís economy was based largely on the sugarcane industry, but light manufacturing and tourism are now the leading contributors to the islandís economy. St. Johnís, the countryís capital, is located along the northwest coast, adjacent to one of the islandís many natural harbors. More than half of the countryís population of almost 80 000 live in the St. Johnís area. The island is approximately 16 miles (25 kilometers) east-west and 12 miles (19 kilometers) north-south.
 
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 74k
Mission: STS064  
Roll - Frame: 76 - BB
Geographical Name: LESSER ANTILLES  
Features: ANTIGUA I., SUNGLINT  
Center Lat x Lon: 17.0N x 62W
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: NV   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 250  
 
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: 199409__   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: ISLAND, COAST, MOUNTAIN  
Water Views: OCEAN, BAY, REEF  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views: URBAN AREA, AIRPORT  
City Views:  
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