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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS073-746-71 Date: Oct. 1995
Geographic Region: USA-VIRGINIA
Feature: BAY, SED., PENINSULA, AGR.

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  STS073-746-071 Southern Delmarva Peninsula, Cape Charles, Virginia, U.S.A. October 1995
This color infrared, southeast-looking low oblique view shows Cape Charles and the southern portion of the Delmarva Peninsula, Virginia. The western shore of the narrow peninsula facing Chesapeake Bay is irregular and marshy. The eastern shore facing the Atlantic Ocean is fairly straight with sandy beaches and offshore sandy bars and small islands. Waves and winds from Atlantic Ocean storms are constantly changing the shape of these barrier islands. Color infrared highlights the land use patterns on the peninsula because fields and woodlands appear in different shades of red. The tip of the peninsula, Cape Charles, is visible near the upper right portion of the image.
 
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 275k
Mission: STS073  
Roll - Frame: 746 - 71
Geographical Name: USA-VIRGINIA  
Features: BAY, SED., PENINSULA, AGR.  
Center Lat x Lon: 37.5N x 76W
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: 25   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 250  
 
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: W   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: 49  
 
Date: 19951023   YYYYMMDD
Time: 135512   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 37.5N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 74.9W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 132   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 145   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 27   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: PENINSULA, COAST, CAPE  
Water Views: OCEAN, BAY  
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