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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: NM23-744-635 Date: Apr. 1997
Geographic Region: USA-MASSACHUSETTS

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  NM23-744-635 Cape Cod, Nantucket and Marthas Vineyard Islands, Massachusetts Spring 1997
Looking generally to the south, Cape Cod and the islands of Nantucket and Marthas Vineyard are visible in this synoptic view. Nantucket Island is located 30 miles (48 km) off the coast of southeast Massachusetts. The island is 14 miles (23 km) long and from 3 to 6 miles (5 to 10 km) wide. Nantucket Island has many sandy beaches and low rolling hills composed of sand and gravel. Marthas Vineyard is the larger of the two islands and is triangular shaped island situated 7 miles (11 km) off the southern coast of Massachusetts. Marthas Vineyard is 23 miles (37 km) wide (east to west) and 9 miles (14 km) long (north to south), and covers 100 sq. miles (259 sq. km). Both islands are favorite tourist and resort areas. North of Martha's Vineyard (right center), the Elizabeth Islands and Buzzards Bay are visible. Cape Cod Bay is in the lower left portion of the image.
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 286k
Mission: NM23  
Roll - Frame: 744 - 635
Geographical Name: USA-MASSACHUSETTS  
Center Lat x Lon: 41.5N x 70.5W
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: 47   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 250  
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: 19970422   YYYYMMDD
Time: 180509   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 44.2N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 67.9W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 220   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 210   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 52   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Water Views: BAY, CHANNEL  
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