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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS073-706-48 Date: Oct. 1995
Geographic Region: USA-TEXAS

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  STS073-706-048 Canyon Lake, Texas, U.S.A. October 1995
Two different geologic provinces, divided by the Balcones escarpment, are apparent in this near-vertical photograph of the landscape between northeast San Antonio and San Marcos to the northeast--the gentle arc of the darker, elevated Edwards Plateau to the west and a lighter, more uniform landscape to the east. Interstate Highway 35 lies on the low rolling plains of the Black Prairie immediately east of the Balcones escarpment. Blue Canyon Lake is located on the uplifted, more resistant limestone of the Edwards Plateau to the west. The large white features along the eastern edge of the plateau are mines providing limestone for highways and building construction. White cumulus clouds appear east of the escarpment over the agricultural lands.
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 381k
Mission: STS073  
Roll - Frame: 706 - 48
Geographical Name: USA-TEXAS  
Features: CANYON L., SAN MARCOS, R.  
Center Lat x Lon: 30.0N x 98W
Film Exposure: N   N=Normal exposure, U=Under exposed, O=Over exposed, F=out of Focus
Percentage of Cloud Cover-CLDP: 5
Camera: HB
Camera Tilt: 36   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 250  
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: NW   The direction from the nadir to the center point, N=North, S=South, E=East, W=West
Stereo?: N   Y=Yes there is an adjacent picture of the same area, N=No there isn't
Orbit Number: 37  
Date: 19951022   YYYYMMDD
Time: 201126   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 29.1N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 96.5W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 220   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 146   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 40   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Water Views: LAKE  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views: HIGHWAY  
City Views:  
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