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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: NM23-777-722 Date: May 1997
Geographic Region: GERMANY

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  NM23-777-722 Rhine (Rhein) River, Germany Winter/Spring 1997
A section of the Rhine River Valley in southwest Germany is visible in the center of this color infrared image as the river drains northward (top to bottom). The main channel of the river is discernible as a series of loops (meander scars and oxbow lakes) south of the center of the picture and a winding, dark line north of the center of the picture. The Neckar River, a tributary of the Rhine, is visible (thin, dark line) as it enters the Rhine slightly below the center of the image. The pronounced dark red area (upper right) is part of a dense, forested landscape with a well-defined escarpment along its eastern edge. This escarpment also marks the western edge of the Rhine River floodplain. While the eastern boundary of the Rhine River floodplain is less well defined, a linear color change (from lighter colors to a lighter red) can be discerned extending vertically through part of the image. In general the darker reds show undeveloped, forested lands and the other colors represent a variety of agricultural activity that includes mixed crops and fruit orchards.
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 410k
Mission: NM23  
Roll - Frame: 777 - 722
Geographical Name: GERMANY  
Features: RHINE RIVER  
Center Lat x Lon: 49.5N x 8.5E
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: W   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: 19970503   YYYYMMDD
Time: 124115   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 48.8N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 14.6E  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 222   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 210   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 51   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Water Views: RIVER  
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