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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS085-716-22 Date: Aug. 1997
Geographic Region: CANADA-O

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  STS085-716-022 James Bay, Quebec/Ontario, Canada August 1997
Most of the southern half of relatively shallow and salty James Bay, a southeastern extension of Hudson Bay, is shown in this southeastward view. Several islands are visible in James Bay between the western shore of Quebec and the eastern coast of Ontario. The larger islands, all uninhabited, include Akimiski Island (largest island --northwest), North and South Twin Islands (northeast), and Charlton Island (south). The islands and the surrounding mainland support numerous species of wildlife. The islands provide suitable habitats for water birds, and the eastern half of Akimiski Island has been designated a migratory bird sanctuary site. During the short summer, when bay waters thaw, fresh water enters saline James Bay carrying sediments and nutrients (lighter-colored water between Akimiski Island and the Ontario shore).
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 264k
Mission: STS085  
Roll - Frame: 716 - 22
Geographical Name: CANADA-O  
Center Lat x Lon: 52.5N x 80.5W
Film Exposure: N   N=Normal exposure, U=Under exposed, O=Over exposed, F=out of Focus
Percentage of Cloud Cover-CLDP: 10
Camera: HB
Camera Tilt: 46   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 100  
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: 65  
Date: 19970811   YYYYMMDD
Time: 151812   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 51.2N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 78.2W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 135   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 156   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 47   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: ISLAND  
Water Views: BAY  
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