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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS073-759-31 Date: Oct. 1995
Geographic Region: USA-MISSISSIPPI

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  STS073-759-031 Vicksburg, Mississippi, U.S.A. October 1995
Discernible slightly east of the center of the photograph is historic Vicksburg. The city sits on a bluff several hundred feet above the broad floodplain of the Mississippi River, which has highly reflective sandbars visible in its main channel. A dramatic escarpment separates the darker, elevated, forested terrain from the lighter, flat, cultivated floodplain; however, several dark, wooded areas exist on the floodplain itself. Apparent on the floodplain are many looping, oxbow lakes and meander scars--an indication that the river transports large quantities of sediment and constantly changes its main channel.
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 335k
Mission: STS073  
Roll - Frame: 759 - 31
Geographical Name: USA-MISSISSIPPI  
Center Lat x Lon: 32.5N x 91W
Film Exposure: O   N=Normal exposure, U=Under exposed, O=Over exposed, F=out of Focus
Percentage of Cloud Cover-CLDP: 0
Camera: HB
Camera Tilt: 51   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?: N   Y=Yes there is an adjacent picture of the same area, N=No there isn't
Orbit Number: 132  
Date: 19951028   YYYYMMDD
Time: 164746   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 29.9N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 92.4W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 157   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 144   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 44   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Water Views: RIVER  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views: AGRICULTURE  
City Views:  
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