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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS068-170-55B Date: Oct. 1994
Geographic Region: CANADA-BC

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  STS068-170-55B Kamloops Area, British Columbia, Canada October 1994
Kamloops, primarily an industrial city in south central British Columbia, is located along the northwest shore of the confluence of the North Thompson and South Thompson Rivers. It is difficult to locate the city because none of the urban infrastructure can be identified on this scale image. Kamloops Lake is the elongated reservoir (dark feature) just west of the city (upper right). As the pock-marked mountainous landscape shows, Kamloops is a major service center for the vast lumbering industry that is active in British Columbia. In addition to the clear cut areas on the mountain slopes, much of the valley in the vicinity of Kamloops shows evidence (lighter, tannish looking areas) of mining operations (mainly gold and copper). The thin, linear, light colored features are powerline right of ways and roads. Adams Lake and Shuswap Lake are the larger reservoirs in the lower left corner of the picture.
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 318k
Mission: STS068  
Roll - Frame: 170 - 55 B
Geographical Name: CANADA-BC  
Features: KAMLOOPS L., FORESTS, R.  
Center Lat x Lon: 51.0N x 120W
Film Exposure: N   N=Normal exposure, U=Under exposed, O=Over exposed, F=out of Focus
Percentage of Cloud Cover-CLDP: 0
Camera: LH
Camera Tilt: 30   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: 71  
Date: 19941004   YYYYMMDD
Time: 191811   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 51.2N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 118.9W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 172   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 116   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 34   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Water Views: RIVER, LAKE  
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City Views:  
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