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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS085-721-44 Date: Aug. 1997
Geographic Region: CANADA-Q
Feature: CAPE BRETON ISLAND

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  STS085-721-044 Sydney Area, Nova Scotia, Canada August 1997
The northeast tip of Cape Breton Island shows a densely forested landscape. The lakes (small, dark features) in the scene were created by glaciers during the last Ice Age. In this southeast looking view of Sydney and its environs, the lighter-colored terrain shows the distribution of the populated urban areas along the coast. Sydney, third largest city in Nova Scotia, is located along the eastern branch of the Y-shaped bay. Other towns include New Waterford, Glace Bay and Sydney Mines. Several of the interconnecting highways (thin, light-colored lines) can be traced through the wooded countryside.
 
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 314k
Mission: STS085  
Roll - Frame: 721 - 44
Geographical Name: CANADA-Q  
Features: CAPE BRETON ISLAND  
Center Lat x Lon: 46.0N x 60W
Film Exposure: N   N=Normal exposure, U=Under exposed, O=Over exposed, F=out of Focus
Percentage of Cloud Cover-CLDP: 10
 
Camera: HB
 
Camera Tilt: 30   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?: Y   Y=Yes there is an adjacent picture of the same area, N=No there isn't
Orbit Number: 95  
 
Date: 19970813   YYYYMMDD
Time: 122503   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 45.0N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 58.9W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 106   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 155   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 36   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: FOREST, COAST  
Water Views: LAKE, BAY  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views: AIRPORT  
City Views:  
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