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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: NM23-716-395 Date: Mar. 1997
Geographic Region: PARAGUAY

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  NM23-716-395 Yguazu River Reservoir, Paraguay Winter/Spring 1997
The light colors of the overall picture indicates that most of the landscape in this region of southeast Paraguay has been cleared of trees in favor of intensive agricultural activities. Most of the croplands are used to grow cotton and soybeans, while pasture grasses are used to raise cattle. This region of Paraguay, known as the Paranena, is a mixture of rolling hills, plateaus, and broad valleys. The dark, irregular shaped feature in the middle of the image is a reservoir created by building a dam on the Rio Yguazu (dam is on eastern end of the reservoir). Several small, forested areas are visible north and south of the Reservoir (uniform dark green patches). These forests occur mainly along the river valleys and wetlands of the Rio Monday (south) and Rio Acaray (north of the reservoir).
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 363k
Mission: NM23  
Roll - Frame: 716 - 395
Geographical Name: PARAGUAY  
Center Lat x Lon: 25.5S x 55W
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: 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:  
Date: 19970321   YYYYMMDD
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: HILL, FOREST  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views: AGRICULTURE  
City Views:  
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