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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: NM23-757-24 Date: May 1997
Geographic Region: SPAIN
Feature: GUADALQUIVIR RIVER DELTA

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  NM23-757-024 Guadaluivir River, Spain Winter/Spring 1997
Geologically this image can be divided into an old massif (darker looking landscape--center top) and an extensive, wedge-shaped depression, alluvial plain (lighter colored region) that is located south of the low mountains. Faulting has produced the distinct and fairly abrupt color change between the two physiographic features. Faulting within the Morena Mountains, however, is generally aligned in a northwest-southeast orientation. The Guadalquivir River is visible as it meanders and flows in a westerly direction along the southern edge of the Morena Mountains in southwest Spain. The location of Spainís third largest city, Seville (estimated population 800000), is barely visible along the east bank of the Guadalquivir River, after the river takes a more southerly course towards the Gulf of Cadiz. The river mouth is visible by the light-colored sediment plume that is being dispersed northwestward along the coast. A sizable wildlife sanctuary and the Donana National Park with itís extensive beach area and moving sand dunes, as well as a marshy landscape inland from the coast is located immediately north of the mouth of the Guadalquivir River. An intricate network of irrigation canals is also discernible between Seville and the mouth of the river.
 
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 380k
Mission: NM23  
Roll - Frame: 757 - 24
Geographical Name: SPAIN  
Features: GUADALQUIVIR RIVER DELTA  
Center Lat x Lon: 36.5N x 6.5W
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: LO   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 100  
 
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: SW   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: 999  
 
Date: 19970501   YYYYMMDD
Time: 094240   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 40.6N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 1.7W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 119   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 208   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 50   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: MOUNTAIN, FAULT, VALLEY  
Water Views: RIVER, SEDIMENT, GULF  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views:  
City Views:  
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