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LOCATION Direction Photo #: STS056-77-51 Date: Apr. 1993
Geographic Region: USA-TEXAS

STS056-077-051 International Amistad Reservoir, Texas, U.S.A. April 1993
Serpentine International Amistad Reservoir, part of the Amistad National Recreation Area, receives water from three meandering rivers--Rio Grande; Pecos, which enters the Rio Grande west of the reservoir; and Devils to the east. Steep canyons have been created by erosion of the Pecos River and Devils River. Along the Rio Grande near Del Rio (not discernible), ground surface is composed of limestone and white beds of caliche. Most of the landscape north of the Rio Grande forms the western edge of the Edwards Plateau, with vegetation consisting primarily of grass prairies and oak, cedar, and mesquite woodlands. Foothills of the Serranias del Burro (a small mountain range in Mexico) are visible (lower left corner).

Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 343k
Mission: STS056  
Roll - Frame: 77 - 51
Geographical Name: USA-TEXAS  
Center Lat x Lon: 30.0N x 101.5W
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: 8   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 100  
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: NE   The direction from the nadir to the center point, N=North, S=South, E=East, W=West
Stereo?: Y   Y=Yes there is an adjacent picture of the same area, N=No there isn't
Orbit Number: 39  
Date: 19930410   YYYYMMDD
Time: 151609   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 29.8N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 101.8W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 102   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 161   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 36   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: RANGE  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views:  
City Views:  

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