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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: NM22-737-10 Date: Nov. 1996
Geographic Region: BRAZIL
Feature: RES., R. PARANAIBA, AGR., CY

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  NM22-737-010 Paranaiba River Reservoir, Brazil Fall 1996
One of many reservoirs on the Paranaiba River in Goias and Minas Gerais States in south-central Brazil, can be seen in this west-looking view. Brazil is in the process of building many new reservoirs on its river systems for hydroelectric power and irrigation. The Paranaiba River is 500 miles (805 km) long rising in west Minas Gerais State flowing generally west through an agricultural region before joining the Rio Grande to form the Parana River. Diamonds have been found along the course of the Paranaiba, that exits the scene at the top center of the image. The dark green colors seen in the view are densly covered vegetation areas and are most prominent towards the bottom center of the image. The more reddish colors, especially to the left of the reservoir, are exposed lateritic soils that dominate this region of Brazil. The small city of Itumbiara is barely discernible to the right of the river (north) at the "U" bend in the river just to the west of the reservoir dam.
 
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 355k
Mission: NM22  
Roll - Frame: 737 - 10
Geographical Name: BRAZIL  
Features: RES., R. PARANAIBA, AGR., CY  
Center Lat x Lon: 18S x 49W
Film Exposure: N   N=Normal exposure, U=Under exposed, O=Over exposed, F=out of Focus
Percentage of Cloud Cover-CLDP: 5
 
Camera: HB
 
Camera Tilt: LO   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?: N   Y=Yes there is an adjacent picture of the same area, N=No there isn't
Orbit Number:  
 
Date: 19961125   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:  
Water Views: RESERVOIR, RIVER  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views: AGRICULTURE, DAM  
City Views:  
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