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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS51G-36-63 Date: Jun. 1985
Geographic Region: HAITI

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  STS51G-036-0063 Port-au-Prince Area, Haiti June 1985
The leading seaport and capital city of Haiti, Port-au-Prince, can be seen in the center of this photograph. The two rugged and complex major mountain ranges (one range extending in an east-west direction south of the city and the second range generally aligned in a northwest-southeast direction north of the city) are separated by a structural depression known as the Enriquillo Cul de Sac. Elevations above sea level in these two ranges exceed 5000 feet (1500 meters) in the northern range and 7000 feet (2100 meters) in the southern range. The large lake east of Port-au-Prince, known as Etang Saumatre, is brackish and was formed as a result of a downfaulted block between the two mountain ranges.
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 102k
Mission: STS51G  
Roll - Frame: 36 - 63
Geographical Name: HAITI  
Center Lat x Lon: 18.5N x 72.3W
Film Exposure: U   N=Normal exposure, U=Under exposed, O=Over exposed, F=out of Focus
Percentage of Cloud Cover-CLDP: 10
Camera: HB
Camera Tilt: 21   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?: N   Y=Yes there is an adjacent picture of the same area, N=No there isn't
Orbit Number: 49  
Date: 19850620   YYYYMMDD
Time: 131208   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 17.2N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 72.5W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 73   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 205   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 38   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Water Views: LAKE, BAY  
Atmosphere Views:  
City Views:  
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