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Spacecraft nadir point: 60.5° N, 133.0° W

Photo center point: 60.0° N, 131.0° W

Nadir to Photo Center: East

Spacecraft Altitude: 115 nautical miles (213km)
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Image Caption: Many of the rugged inaccessible areas the world such as the Cassiar Mountains, Yukon Territory, Canada (60.0N, 131.0W), a part of the Rocky Mountain Range can be observed and studied from space using remote sensing techniques and technology. The remotness and rugged landscape make ground surveys a costly and expensive undertaking whereas remote sensing can yield much information at a tiny fraction of the cost and effort.