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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS062-151-366 Date: Mar. 1994
Geographic Region: USA-CALIFORNIA

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  STS062-151-366 San Andreas Fault and San Gabriel Mountains, California, U.S.A. March 1994
The San Andreas Fault is captured in this low-oblique photograph. A great fracture in the Earth's crust and the principal fault in an intricate network of faults extending more than 600 miles (695 kilometers) from northwest California to the Gulf of California, San Andreas is the boundary of the North American Plate to the east and the Pacific Plate to the west. The Pacific Plate, moving northwest in relation to the North American Plate, causes numerous moderate-to-severe earthquakes. Visible west of the fault are the rugged San Gabriel Mountains, and still farther west is Los Angeles with the San Fernando Valley to its north. East of the San Andreas Fault are Rosamond Dry Lake and Rogers Dry Lake. To the northwest appear the Tehachapi Mountains.
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 262k
Mission: STS062  
Roll - Frame: 151 - 366
Geographical Name: USA-CALIFORNIA  
Center Lat x Lon: 34.5N x 118W
Film Exposure: N   N=Normal exposure, U=Under exposed, O=Over exposed, F=out of Focus
Percentage of Cloud Cover-CLDP: 5
Camera: LH
Camera Tilt: 19   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?: Y   Y=Yes there is an adjacent picture of the same area, N=No there isn't
Orbit Number: 84  
Date: 19940309   YYYYMMDD
Time: 191854   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 33.7N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 117.5W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 163   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 161   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 51   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Water Views: PLAYA  
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