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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS085-716-9 Date: Aug. 1997
Geographic Region: USA-MICHIGAN
Feature: MARQUETTE

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  STS085-716-009 Huron Mountains, Marquette, Michigan August, 1997
The forested Huron Mountains lie between Keeweenaw Bay and Marquette, Michigan in this southwest-looking low-oblique view. Extensive mining of iron ore and marble plus lumbering are major industries in this region. With the dense forests of pine and deciduous trees, the region is also a recreational area year around. Lake Superior, one of the largest lakes in the world covers the upper left portion of the image. Near the center of the image, open-pit mines and quarries can be seen. Northeast of the quarries along the shore of Lake Superior is the city of Marquette, the largest city in the Upper Peninsula. The city has docks and facilities to transport iron ore by ship to steel mills in Indiana, Ohio, and Pennsylvania. Marquette is also the home of the United States Olympic Education Center at Northern Michigan University where athletes train for the Winter Olympic Games. Near the upper right of the image is Grand Island, a National Recreation Area.
 
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 346k
Mission: STS085  
Roll - Frame: 716 - 9
Geographical Name: USA-MICHIGAN  
Features: MARQUETTE  
Center Lat x Lon: 46.5N x 87.5W
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: 25   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?: Y   Y=Yes there is an adjacent picture of the same area, N=No there isn't
Orbit Number: 65  
 
Date: 19970811   YYYYMMDD
Time: 151559   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 46.3N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 88.7W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 118   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 156   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 44   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: PENINSULA, HILL, FOREST  
Water Views: LAKE  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views: MINING  
City Views:  
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