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LOCATION Direction Photo #: STS028-82-48 Date: Aug. 1989
Geographic Region: CANADA-A

STS028-082-048 Fort Vermilion Area, Alberta, Canada August 1989
The meandering course of the northeasterly flowing Peace River is visible, as the river separates two agricultural areas in north central Alberta. The small, remote town of Fort Vermilion (not discernible on this image) is located slightly right of center on the south side of the Peace River. The landscape immediately north of the river is drained by a number of smaller tributary streams that enter the Peace River in the vicinity of Fort Vermilion. Large, cultivated field patterns (variety of lighter colors) dominate the landscape on both sides of the river where the terrain is fairly flat and has adequate drainage. The lighter shaded area within the forested northwest corner of the Buffalo Head Hills (bottom center) might be fire scars.

Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 348k
Mission: STS028  
Roll - Frame: 82 - 48
Geographical Name: CANADA-A  
Features: PEACE RIVER  
Center Lat x Lon: 58.5N x 116W
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: NV   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: 21  
Date: 19890809   YYYYMMDD
Time: 190612   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 57.2N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 115W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 166   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 162   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 48   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: FOREST, HILL  
Water Views: RIVER  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views:  
City Views:  

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