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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS51A-45-58 Date: Nov. 1984
Geographic Region: BOLIVIA

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  STS51A-45-0058 Grande (Guapay) River, Bolivia November 1984
The Grande River, also known as the Guapay River, is visible as a sinuous, light-colored feature that gradually bends southwestward in south central Bolivia. Numerous sand bars (highly reflective features) within the river help to establish the width of this broad floodplain. Notice the short flowing but highly silted tributary stream (also highly reflective, white-colored) that joins the much larger Grande River as it drains southeast and has built up a light colored delta at it's mouth. The thin, straight (light-colored) lines are mainly a pipeline and a railroad right-of-way (diagonally crossing the image). The angular, elongated, and multicolored patterns shows the distribution of the widely spaced farmlands in this lowland region south of Santa Cruz (not in this picture). Cultivated fields are partially visible (although clouds obscure some of the agricultural fields) in the lower right corner of the image. The upper right corner of the picture shows a limited section of the rugged, sparsely populated and forested foothills of the Andes Mountains.
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 323k
Mission: STS51A  
Roll - Frame: 45 - 58
Geographical Name: BOLIVIA  
Features: RIO GRANDE  
Center Lat x Lon: 18.6S x 63.2W
Film Exposure: N   N=Normal exposure, U=Under exposed, O=Over exposed, F=out of Focus
Percentage of Cloud Cover-CLDP: 15
Camera: HB
Camera Tilt: LO   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 250  
Nadir to Photo Center Direction:   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: 6  
Date: 198411__   YYYYMMDD
Nadir Lat: N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: E  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth:   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude:   nautical miles
Sun Elevation:   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: FLOOD PLAIN  
Water Views: RIVER, SEDIMENT  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views: AGRICULTURE  
City Views:  
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