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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS090-751-47 Date: May 1998
Geographic Region: USA-FLORIDA
Feature: MIAMI, EVERGLADES

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  STS090-751-047 Greater Miami Area, Florida, USA April 1998
The Everglades of southern Florida is the remainder of a wetland system that once covered more than four million acres (1600000 hectares). It is a landscape of flooded sawgrass prairies with numerous hardwood hammocks (islands of hardwood trees) scattered throughout the region on slightly elevated islands. As the water flows from north to south the Everglades functions as a natural water reclamation and recharge system. The light-colored north-south corridor along the Atlantic Ocean is the greater Miami urban area (from just north of Fort Lauderdale southward almost to Homestead). The two east-west, light-colored linear features that cut through the Everglades are Interstate Highway 75 (also known as Alligator Alley or Everglades Parkway ) and U. S. Highway 41.
 
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 274k
Mission: STS090  
Roll - Frame: 751 - 47
Geographical Name: USA-FLORIDA  
Features: MIAMI, EVERGLADES  
Center Lat x Lon: 26.0N x 80W
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: 54   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 250  
 
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: 241  
 
Date: 19980502   YYYYMMDD
Time: 173601   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 26.2N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 83W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 189   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 131   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 79   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: PLAIN, COAST  
Water Views: SWAMP, BAY  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views: HIGHWAY, URBAN AREA  
City Views:  
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