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Spacecraft nadir point: 27.6° N, 91.8° W

Photo center point: 29.0° N, 89.0° W

Nadir to Photo Center: Northeast

Spacecraft Altitude: 161 nautical miles (298km)
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Image Caption: Mississippi River delta and sediment load after
heavy rains over central US.
The sediment plume is extended well beyond the "normal"
plume showing indicators of the runoff from the heavy rains
which occurred over the central US just before this Shuttle
The winds are even distributing sediments to the east rather
than the normal west direction.