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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS062-90-41 Date: Mar. 1994
Geographic Region: SPAIN

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  STS062-090-041 Ebro River Delta, Spain March 1994
This low-oblique, north-looking photograph shows the mouth of the Ebro River, the second longest river in Spain. The Ebro rises in the Cantabria Mountains of northern Spain and flows east-southeast between the Pyrenees Mountains in the north and the Iberian Mountains in the south before entering a wide delta and emptying into the Mediterranean Sea. The river cuts through the coastal ranges in a series of gorges so that seagoing vessels cannot go upstream above the city of Tortosa, 22 miles (35 kilometers) from the river's mouth. The Ebro River has a drainage basin of over 33 600 square miles (87 024 square kilometers). Irrigation has been practiced along the Ebro's most important valleys since the time of Moorish occupancy of the area. Today more than 35 major dams help increase irrigated land area to more than 919 715 acres (372 210 hectares). An aircraft contrail traverses west-east near the edge of the photograph.
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 128k
Mission: STS062  
Roll - Frame: 90 - 41
Geographical Name: SPAIN  
Features: EBRO R. DELTA AREA  
Center Lat x Lon: 41.0N x .5E
Film Exposure: N   N=Normal exposure, U=Under exposed, O=Over exposed, F=out of Focus
Percentage of Cloud Cover-CLDP: 20
Camera: HB
Camera Tilt: 39   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 250  
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: N   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: 46  
Date: 19940307   YYYYMMDD
Time: 095459   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 39.0N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 0.3W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 136   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 161   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 36   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Water Views: RIVER, DELTA, SEA, GULF  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views: AGRICULTURE  
City Views:  
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