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LOCATION Direction Photo #: NM21-768-11 Date: Jul. 1996
Geographic Region: USA-WASHINGTON

NM21-768-011 Olympia and Southern Puget Sound, Washington, U.S.A. Winter 1995-1996
Olympia, the capital of Washington, is visible near the bottom center of this low-oblique, northwest-looking photograph. The city, home to canneries, breweries, and oyster fisheries, sits at the southern tip of Puget Sound on Budd Inlet 60 miles (97 kilometers) south-southwest of Seattle. Olympia is a center for manufacturing and shipping lumber products. It also has a thriving produce industry. Agricultural field patterns appear west and north of the city. Interstate Highway 5, the main transportation route through the city, connects Olympia with Tacoma and Seattle, Washington; Vancouver, British Columbia; and Portland, Oregon. Midway between the top center and the center of the photograph, the small town of Shelton is visible. Mason Lake is apparent at the top right of the photograph.

Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 380k
Mission: NM21  
Roll - Frame: 768 - 11
Geographical Name: USA-WASHINGTON  
Center Lat x Lon: 49.0N x 123W
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: LO   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: 55  
Date: 19960706   YYYYMMDD
Time: 175235   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 43.7N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 119.7W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 117   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 207   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 56   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views:  
Water Views:  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views: URBAN AREA  
City Views: OLYMPIA  

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