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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS094-720-80 Date: Jul. 1997
Geographic Region: USA-FLORIDA
Feature: FORT MYERS

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  STS094-720-080 Cape Coral, Fort Myers, Florida July 1997
The Florida retirement communities of Cape Coral and Fort Myers are visible in this south-looking view. Cape Coral, located at the center of the image, is situated on the north bank of the Caloosahatchee River, with Fort Myers, the largest city in the view, situated on the south bank of the river. Tourism is a major industry in both cities. Fort Myers is a major shipping point for citrus fruits and winter vegetables. The Caloosahatchee River is an important part of the Okeechobee Waterway. West (right) of Cape Coral is Pine Island. Pine Island covers an area of 31 sq. miles (80 sq. km) and has numerous retirement and winter home communities situated the length of the island. To the south of Pine Island is Sanibel Island, which covers an area of 16 sq. miles (41 sq. km). The small city of Punta Gorda is visible at the bottom center of the image. Charlotte Harbor, an inlet of the Gulf of Mexico is visible just to the west (right) of Punta Gorda and north of Pine Island. The Gulf of Mexico is visible covering the right portion of the image.
 
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 314k
Mission: STS094  
Roll - Frame: 720 - 80
Geographical Name: USA-FLORIDA  
Features: FORT MYERS  
Center Lat x Lon: 26.5N x 82W
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: 32   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 250  
 
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: S   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: 94  
 
Date: 19970707   YYYYMMDD
Time: 140725   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 28.1N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 82.3W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 84   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 158   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 43   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: COAST, ISLAND  
Water Views: BAY, RIVER, SWAMP  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views: URBAN AREA  
City Views: CAPE CORAL, FORT MYERS  
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