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STS049-87-113
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Spacecraft nadir point: 24.5° N, 85.9° E

Photo center point: 25.0° N, 86.5° E

Nadir to Photo Center: Northeast

Spacecraft Altitude: 189 nautical miles (350km)
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STS49-87-113: Ganges River, Northern India The Ganges River ex-
tends from west to east across the frame, with a large bend to
the north at Jamalpur, Bihar State. Canals, wide deposits of
sediment along the river, and tributaries are displayed. The
color-infrared film clearly illustrates closed-canopy woodland on
the range of hills south of the river, and scattered patches of
growing vegetation throughout the landscape. This scene is the
darkest of a bracketed triplet. Hasselblad camera, 250mm lens,
color-infrared film.