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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS038-86-13 Date: Nov. 1990
Geographic Region: USA-TEXAS

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  STS038-086-013 Falcon Reservoir, Texas, U.S.A. November 1990
Falcon Reservoir, a dammed lake on the Rio Grande in south Texas, and Falcon Dam, operated jointly by the United States and Mexico, attract recreational boaters and fishermen and provide irrigation water and hydroelectric power for the surrounding area. Several tributaries enter the reservoir from both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border. The semiarid region receives less than 20 inches (30 centimeters) of rainfall annually. The wavy lines paralleling either side of Falcon Reservoir result from folding and cross-bedding of the sand and clay formations throughout the area. The linear patterns appear to be field boundaries.
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 389k
Mission: STS038  
Roll - Frame: 86 - 13
Geographical Name: USA-TEXAS  
Center Lat x Lon: 26.5N x 99W
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: 15   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 250  
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: NE   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: 48  
Date: 19901118   YYYYMMDD
Time: 215049   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 26.2N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 99.4W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 233   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 116   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 22   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: RANGE  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views: DAM  
City Views:  
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