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LOCATION Direction Photo #: STS034-83-67 Date: Oct. 1989
Geographic Region: USA-NORTH CAROLINA
Feature: PAMLICO RIVER


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STS034-083-067 Pamlico River, North Carolina, U.S.A. October 1989
The east-southeast-flowing Pamlico River, shown here as a wide estuary, is visible as it empties into Pamlico Sound along the east coast of North Carolina. The broad estuary of the much shorter Pungo River can be seen as it flows into the north side of the Pamlico River near its mouth. The light colored area in the center of the image is an operating phosphate mine and a single runway. Most of the lighter colored landscape, consisting of angular shaped field patterns, are used for agriculture; while the darker terrain tends to be extensive woodlands.


Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 405k
Mission: STS034  
Roll - Frame: 83 - 67
Geographical Name: USA-NORTH CAROLINA  
Features: PAMLICO RIVER  
Center Lat x Lon: 35.5N x 77W
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: 22   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: 19891021   YYYYMMDD
Time: 173837   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 34.4N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 76.5W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 196   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 177   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 43   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: PLAIN  
Water Views: RIVER, ESTUARY  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views: MINING, AGRICULTURE  
City Views:  

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