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Photo center point: 33.6° N, 112.3° W

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Spacecraft Altitude: 106 nautical miles (196km)
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Image Caption: GEOGRAPHY/CARTOGRAPHY: UNITED STATES, ARIZONA, PHOENIX METROPOLITAN AREA.
GEOLOGY/HYDROLOGY: BASIN AND RANGE PROVINCE.
AGRICULTURE: HEAVY CONCENTRATION OF FIELD PATTERNS.
METEOROLOGY: STRATO-CUMULUS, ALTO-STRATUS, SNOW COVER IN MOUNTAIN AND HIGH PLATEAU AREAS, CIRRUS.
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Near vertical view of the Phoenix, Arizona area as photographed from the Apollo 9 spacecraft during its earth-orbital mission. Farmland patterns checkerboard the area along the Gila River. Phoenix is located right of center near the clouds.