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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS068-264-53 Date: Oct. 1994
Geographic Region: USA-OREGON
Feature: MEDFORD, UPPER KLAMATH L.

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  STS068-264-053 Medford and Grants Pass, Oregon, U.S.A. October 1994
Medford, a tourism, trade, shipping, and medical center in southwest Oregon, is visible at the center of this low-oblique, east-southeast-looking photograph. The city, the headquarters for Crater Lake National Park and the Rogue River National Forest, also has fruit-packing plants and lumber mills. Between 1836 and 1856, the area was the scene of numerous bloody conflicts between white settlers and the Rogue River Indians. Grants Pass, 25 miles (40 kilometers) west of Medford on the Rogue River in the heavily forested Klamath Mountains, has important lumber and agricultural enterprises. The area produces fruits, nuts, vegetables, and dairy products and is the commercial center of a large region that produces flower bulbs (especially gladioli). Other commercial interests include salmon fishing and mining. Upper Klamath Lake is visible near the upper left of the photograph, west of which is relatively young Mount McLoughlin Volcano.
 
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 392k
Mission: STS068  
Roll - Frame: 264 - 53
Geographical Name: USA-OREGON  
Features: MEDFORD, UPPER KLAMATH L.  
Center Lat x Lon: 42.5N x 123W
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: 29   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 100  
 
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: 40  
 
Date: 19941002   YYYYMMDD
Time: 212841   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 42.9N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 124W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 208   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 117   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 40   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: MOUNTAIN, FOREST  
Water Views: LAKE  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views: URBAN AREA  
City Views:  
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