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LOCATION Direction Photo #: STS091-707-24 Date: Jun. 1998
Geographic Region: USA-MISSISSIPPI
Feature: MISSISSIPPI R.,AR. RIVER


IMAGE
 
STS091-707-024 White, Arkansas, and Mississippi Rivers, Mississippi June 1998
Near the center of the image is the confluence of the White, Arkansas, and Mississippi Rivers. The sediment-laden Mississippi River traverses the scene from the upper left (north) to the right center (south) of the image. The Arkansas River, 1450 miles (2335 km) long, enters the scene just to the left of the center bottom (west) of the image. The Arkansas River navigation system begins here making the river navigable northwestward 500 miles (805 km) upstream past Little Rock, Arkansas to Tulsa, Oklahoma. The 690 mile (1110 km) long White River enters the scene at the left center of the image. Forest cover (darker areas) abounds on either side of the river. Along the Mississippi River numerous oxbow patterns are visible. These patterns represent the changes in the course the river has taken over thousands of years.


Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 385k
Mission: STS091  
Roll - Frame: 707 - 24
Geographical Name: USA-MISSISSIPPI  
Features: MISSISSIPPI R.,AR. RIVER  
Center Lat x Lon: 34.0N x 91W
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: 22   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 250  
 
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: E   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: 79  
 
Date: 19980607   YYYYMMDD
Time: 212752   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 34.0N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 92.3W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 269   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 197   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 45   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: FLOOD PLAIN, FOREST  
Water Views: RIVER, LAKE  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views: AGRICULTURE  
City Views:  

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