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Photo center point: 36.9° N, 76.7° W

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Spacecraft Altitude: 116 nautical miles (215km)
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Image Caption: GEOGRAPHY/CARTOGRAPHY: UNITED STATES, NORTH CAROLINA, VIRGINIA, MARYLAND, DELAWARE, NEW JERSEY, CAPES MAY, HENLOPEN, HENRY AND CHARLES, CHESAPEKE BAY, CITIES OF NORFOLK, RICHMOND, AND WASHINGTON D.C.
GEOLOGY/HYDROLOGY: SEDIMENTARY COASTAL PLAIN REGION.
AGRICULTURE: EXTENSIVE CULTIVATION IRREGULAR FIELD PATTERNS.
FORESTRY: MIXED PINE/HARDWOOD FORESTS,HARDWOOD BOTTOMLAND.
METEOROLOGY: ALTO-CUMULUS, STRATO-CUMULUS, SNOW COVER IN DELAWARE AND PORTIONS OF NEW JERSEY AND PENNSYLVANIA.
OCEANOGRAPHY: ATLANTIC OCEAN, SOME SEDIMENT PATTERNS VISIBLE.


North Carolina, Virginia, New Jersey and New York area as photographed from the Apollo 9 spacecraft during its earth-orbital mission.