[Skip to content]
STS026-48-65
Browse image
Resolutions offered for this image:
5700 x 5900 pixels 500 x 518 pixels 640 x 480 pixels

MAP LOCATION
latitude/longitude of image
Spacecraft nadir point: 13.0° S, 74.4° W

Photo center point: 14.0° S, 75.5° W

Nadir to Photo Center: Southwest

Spacecraft Altitude: 163 nautical miles (302km)
Click for Google map
IMAGE DETAILS
features and other details
CAMERA INFORMATION
information about camera used
ALL DOWNLOAD OPTIONS
additional formats
Width Height Annotated Cropped Purpose Download Image 
5700 pixels 5900 pixels No No Download
500 pixels 518 pixels No No Download
640 pixels 480 pixels No No Download
Other options available:
Download Packaged File
Download a Google Earth KML for this Image
View photo footprint information
Image Caption:
Ica River Valley/Paracas Peninsula

The irrigated Ica River Valley (1) and the Paracas Peninsula (2)
are seen in this low oblique view looking west. Irrigation of
river valleys from intermittent streams fed by snowmelt in the
Andes is necessary for agriculture in this harsh land. Other
features visible are the Bays of Pisco (3) and Independence (4).
(S26-48-065)