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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS090-727-A Date: na 1998
Geographic Region: USA-CALIFORNIA
Feature: SAN FRANCISCO BAY, SED.

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  STS090-727-00A San Francisco Bay Area, California, USA April 1998
The conurbation that almost encircles San Francisco Bay (south) and San Pablo Bay (north) clearly contrasts with the rugged, vegetated hills and low mountains around the bays. Several highways (thin, light-colored lines) can be traced through the lower elevations of the vegetated hills east of Berkeley, Oakland, and Hayward along the east side of San Francisco Bay. These highways serve Concord, Walnut Creek, and other cities in the valley corridor east of the hills. Four major bridges (Golden Gate, San Francisco-Oakland Bay, San Mateo, and Dumbarton) that connect the various cities around the bay area are visible. Treasure Island, Golden Gate Park, and salt ponds northeast of San Jose are also visible. There appears to be more sediment (light color) in San Pablo Bay than in San Francisco Bay. Notice that sediment in San Francisco Bay is concentrated along the shoreline, especially south of Oakland. Montara Mountain is the very dark, heavily forested region south of San Francisco and a small segment of the San Andreas Fault is visible along the eastern margin of the mountain.
 
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 305k
Mission: STS090  
Roll - Frame: 727 - A
Geographical Name: USA-CALIFORNIA  
Features: SAN FRANCISCO BAY, SED.  
Center Lat x Lon: 38.0N x 122.5W
Film Exposure: F   N=Normal exposure, U=Under exposed, O=Over exposed, F=out of Focus
Percentage of Cloud Cover-CLDP: 0
 
Camera: HB
 
Camera Tilt: NV   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 250  
 
Nadir to Photo Center Direction:   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:  
 
Date: 1998____   YYYYMMDD
Time:   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: E  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth:   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude:   nautical miles
Sun Elevation:   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: VALLEY, FAULT, FOREST, MOUNTAIN  
Water Views: BAY, SEDIMENT  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views: HIGHWAY, URBAN AREA  
City Views:  
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