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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS068-246-97 Date: Oct. 1994
Geographic Region: FRANCE

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  STS068-246-097 Loire River, France October, 1994
A section of the Loire River, the longest river in France, can be seen traversing the rural landscape of central France as it drains from southwest (bottom center) to northwest. The river is 630 miles (1015 km) long and rises in the Cevennes Mountains of southeastern France. The Allier River joins by the Loire River just off the bottom portion of the image. Silting, shallowness, and seasonal volume fluctuations limit the use of the Loire River for navigation. The darker forested areas to the right (east) of the Loire River are the western portions of the Langres Plateau.
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 389k
Mission: STS068  
Roll - Frame: 246 - 97
Geographical Name: FRANCE  
Center Lat x Lon: 47.5N x 3.0E
Film Exposure: N   N=Normal exposure, U=Under exposed, O=Over exposed, F=out of Focus
Percentage of Cloud Cover-CLDP: 0
Camera: HB
Camera Tilt: 33   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 250  
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: N   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: 98  
Date: 19941006   YYYYMMDD
Time: 111652   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 46.3N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 2.6E  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 173   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 115   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 39   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Water Views: RIVER  
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