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Spacecraft nadir point: 49.4° N, 123.9° W

Photo center point: 48.0° N, 123.0° W

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Spacecraft Altitude: 169 nautical miles (313km)
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Image Caption: STS047-151-488

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada The city of Vancouver, British
Columbia can be seen as a "V" shaped area to the left of the Shuttle
tail. Vancouver Island is to the right of the Shuttle, and the
northern part of the Olympic Peninsula is above the Shuttle tail.
North is towards bottom, center. T251

The Olympic Peninsula of NW Washington state, Puget Sound and the Cascade Range of British Columbia, Canada form the setting for this unusually clear photo of one of the most cloudy sections of North America (48.0N, 123.0W) where rainfall exceeds 120 inches anually. The cities of Seattle/Tacoma and Burlington, as well as the Canadian city of Vancouver can be seen in great detail along the heavily indented coastline of this glacier sculpted scene.