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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS078-734-54 Date: Jun. 1996
Geographic Region: USA-MISSOURI
Feature: ST. JOSEPH, MISSOURI R.

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  STS078-734-54 St. Joseph, Missouri, USA June 1996
Although this image shows a landscape that is intensively cultivated, the wooded escarpment (darker fringe of land along both sides of the floodplain) helps to frame the boundary of the floodplain of the Missouri River. Some of the gridded street pattern of St. Joseph is visible along the east bank of the Missouri River. The major highways in the St. Joseph area can be traced across the cultivated plain, especially Interstate Highways 29 and 229 and U. S. Highway 36. It is interesting to note that Rosecrans Memorial Airport, located due west of St. Joseph and west of the main channel of the Missouri River, is located in the state of Missouri. The small city of Atchison, Kansas is barely visible near the southwest edge of the picture along the west bank of the Missouri River.
 
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 392k
Mission: STS078  
Roll - Frame: 734 - 54
Geographical Name: USA-MISSOURI  
Features: ST. JOSEPH, MISSOURI R.  
Center Lat x Lon: 40.0N x 95W
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: 21   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 250  
 
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: NW   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: 82  
 
Date: 19960625   YYYYMMDD
Time: 161801   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 39.2N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 94.5W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 112   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 144   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 60   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: FLOOD PLAIN  
Water Views: RIVER  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views: URBAN AREA, AIRPORT, HIGHWAY  
City Views:  
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