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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS068-173-103 Date: Oct. 1994
Geographic Region: USA-PENNSYLVANIA
Feature: APPALACHIAN MTS., RIV, CY

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  STS068-173-103 Susquehanna River Valley, Pennsylvania October 1994
The Susquehanna River winds it's way through and around several of the prominent ridges in this section of the folded Appalachian Mountains in central Pennsylvania. Harrisburg, the state capital, is located along the east side of the Susquehanna River (lower left corner). Part of the Juniata River is visible as it flows into the Susquehanna River north of the Harrisburg area and paralleling ridges of the Blue Mountains. Even though the mountain ridges and cultivated valley region is very much in evidence in this northeast view of the Susquehanna River Basin, North Mountain (upper left quadrant) presents a different type of mountainous terrain. The lighter colored areas in the valleys show agricultural lands and the darker landscape is predominately forested lands.
 
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 299k
Mission: STS068  
Roll - Frame: 173 - 103
Geographical Name: USA-PENNSYLVANIA  
Features: APPALACHIAN MTS., RIV, CY  
Center Lat x Lon: 41.0N x 77W
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: 48   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 250  
 
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: NE   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: 118  
 
Date: 19941007   YYYYMMDD
Time: 165353   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 39.3N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 78.2W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 178   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 111   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 45   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: MOUNTAIN, VALLEY  
Water Views: RIVER  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views: AGRICULTURE  
City Views:  
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