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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS068-200-59 Date: Oct. 1994
Geographic Region: CANADA-O

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  STS068-200-059 Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada October 1994
Located on the northwest shore of Lake Superior the color infrared image captures the overall physical setting of Thunder Bay, a dynamic industrial and transportation hub for this region of Canada. The general outline of the urban, built-up area is discernible on the picture. The thin, linear feature that skirts along the west side of the city is the Thunder Bay Expressway (also known as Highways 11 and 17). The two intersecting runways of Thunder Bay International Airport are faintly visible along the southwest side of the urban area. The meandering, thin dark line that makes a 90 degree turn to the east is the Kaministiquia River. Notice that the color infrared image helps to accentuate and map the numerous cultivated (red) field patterns (actually showing the location and distribution of healthy green vegetation) west of the city. The dark, irregular shaped features are lakes. The larger island southwest of Thunder Bay is Pie Island.
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 374k
Mission: STS068  
Roll - Frame: 200 - 59
Geographical Name: CANADA-O  
Center Lat x Lon: 48.5N x 89.5W
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: 40   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 250  
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: W   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: 22  
Date: 19941001   YYYYMMDD
Time: 184721   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 48.9N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 87.9W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 201   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 118   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 36   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: ISLAND, COAST  
Water Views: LAKE, RIVER  
Atmosphere Views:  
City Views:  
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