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STS049-92-11
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Spacecraft nadir point: 28.2° N, 90.8° W

Photo center point: 29.0° N, 89.5° W

Nadir to Photo Center: Northeast

Spacecraft Altitude: 196 nautical miles (363km)
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Image Caption:
STS49-92-011: Mississippi River Delta This somewhat hazy view of
the Mississippi River Delta was photographed with CVIS film.
While boundaries such as the coastline are blurred by atmospheric
scatter, the sediment-laden river waters are clearly visible as a
brownish plumes entering the relatively clear, blue waters of the
Gulf of Mexico from the numerous channels of the birds-foot del-
ta.