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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS068-164-124 Date: Oct. 1994
Geographic Region: USA-MICHIGAN
Feature: GRAND TRAVERSE B, AGRICULTURE, L

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  STS068-164-124 Grand Traverse Bay, Michigan, U.S.A October 1994
Featured in this southwest-looking, low-oblique photograph are the northwest forest and agricultural lands adjacent to Grand Traverse Bay (bottom right). An arm of Lake Michigan, the bay, 32 miles (52 kilometers) long and up to 10 miles (16 kilometers) wide, is known for fishing and boating in this popular year-round vacation and resort area. The sandy soils near the shores of Lake Michigan are excellent for fruit-growing, especially cherries. Many lakes are scattered throughout the area--Houghton Lake, the state's largest inland lake, and Higgins Lake to its north (upper left); West and East Twin Lakes to the northeast (lower left); Walloon Lake and larger Charlevoix Lake south of Little Traverse Bay (near bottom right); and elongated Torch Lake and smaller Elk Lake just east of the Grand Traverse Bay shore, at the south end of which is Traverse City (barely discernible).
 
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 272k
Mission: STS068  
Roll - Frame: 164 - 124
Geographical Name: USA-MICHIGAN  
Features: GRAND TRAVERSE B, AGRICULTURE, L  
Center Lat x Lon: 45.0N x 85W
Film Exposure: N   N=Normal exposure, U=Under exposed, O=Over exposed, F=out of Focus
Percentage of Cloud Cover-CLDP: 5
 
Camera: LH
 
Camera Tilt: 44   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 250  
 
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: W   The direction from the nadir to the center point, N=North, S=South, E=East, W=West
Stereo?: Y   Y=Yes there is an adjacent picture of the same area, N=No there isn't
Orbit Number: 38  
 
Date: 19941002   YYYYMMDD
Time: 182956   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 45.8N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 83.3W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 202   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 118   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 38   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: FOREST  
Water Views: BAY, LAKE  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views:  
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