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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS079-812-87 Date: Sep. 1996
Geographic Region: USA-MISSISSIPPI
Feature: GRENADA RES., ENID LAKE

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  STS079-812-087 Grenada and Enid Lakes, Mississippi September, 1996
The larger of the two lakes shown in this scene, Grenada Lake shown in sun glint, and the smaller Enid Lake are visible in the east-looking low-oblique view. Both lakes are located in a cotton growing and timber-producing region of central Mississippi. Grenada Lake is fed by the Yalobusha and Skuna Rivers and has nearly 90380 acres (36604 hectares) of land and water combined for recreational purposes. The dams for both lakes control flooding, especially downstream for the Tallahatchie River floodplain, which is visible along the lower portion of the image. The dams of both lakes also provide hydroelectric power for the growing industrial base in the region.
 
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 384k
Mission: STS079  
Roll - Frame: 812 - 87
Geographical Name: USA-MISSISSIPPI  
Features: GRENADA RES., ENID LAKE  
Center Lat x Lon: 34.0N x 90W
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: 17   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 250  
 
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: NE   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: 115  
 
Date: 19960923   YYYYMMDD
Time: 145946   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 33.2N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 90.6W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 120   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 201   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 37   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: HILL, FOREST, VALLEY, ESCARPMENT  
Water Views: SEDIMENT, LAKE  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views: AGRICULTURE, DAM  
City Views:  
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