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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS078-758-44 Date: Jun. 1996
Geographic Region: USA-TENNESSEE

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  STS078-758-044 Lake Cumberland, Kentucky, USA June 1996 Lake Cumberland (dark, irregular-shaped feature) was created by building the Wolf Creek Dam on the Cumberland River in south-central Kentucky. The color infrared film helps to discriminate the land-water boundaries, even allowing the identification of many of the tributary streams that flow into the Cumberland River. The twisting and turning stream channels of the Fishing Creek and the South Fork of the Cumberland River are visible towards the eastern end of the lake. The heavily forested, deep red areas (representing green vegetation) are visible with the greatest concentration south of Lake Cumberland. The uniform-looking, reddish color that dominates the scene is a dense forested canopy, while the lighter-colored areas (irregular pattern) indicate a landscape where the forests have been removed. U. S. Highway 27 is the light-colored, linear feature (north-south orientation) that can be traced through the rural, wooded landscape in the northeastern quadrant of the image. Even a section of the Cumberland Parkway, an east-west toll road, is visible north of Lake Cumberland.
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 404k
Mission: STS078  
Roll - Frame: 758 - 44
Geographical Name: USA-TENNESSEE  
Center Lat x Lon: 36.5N x 85W
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: 27   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?: N   Y=Yes there is an adjacent picture of the same area, N=No there isn't
Orbit Number: 114  
Date: 19960627   YYYYMMDD
Time: 161528   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 36.8N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 83.8W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 121   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 144   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 68   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: FOREST  
Water Views: RIVER, LAKE  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views: HIGHWAY  
City Views:  
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