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LOCATION Direction Photo #: STS068-237-47 Date: Oct. 1994
Geographic Region: USA-OHIO

STS068-237-047 Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.A. October 1994
The city of Cleveland, a port of entry and a commercial and industrial center, appears on the southern shore of Lake Erie at the mouth of the Cuyahoga River in this southwest-looking, low-oblique photograph. With a metropolitan population of 2.7 million, the city is a Great Lakes shipping point and one of the nation's leading iron and steel centers. Cleveland is the headquarters for 7 of the approximately 15 shipping lines that own the Great Lakes fleet. The city's industries include metallurgical manufacturing, electrical equipment and chemical production, oil refining, automobile assembly, garment manufacturing, and food processing. Cleveland's central location midway between the coal and oil fields of Pennsylvania and the Minnesota iron mines (via the Great Lakes) spurred the city's industrialization in the 1800s. John D. Rockefeller began his oil dynasty in Cleveland in the late 1870s. West of center in the photograph, the runways of the Cleveland-Hopkins International Airport can be seen. Pollution in the Cuyahoga River and Lake Erie has improved dramatically since the 1960s and early 1970s when flammable products floating on the Cuyahoga River ignited.

Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 143k
Mission: STS068  
Roll - Frame: 237 - 47
Geographical Name: USA-OHIO  
Center Lat x Lon: 41.5N x 81.5W
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: 23   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 250  
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: S   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: 102  
Date: 19941006   YYYYMMDD
Time: 171319   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 42.3N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 81.4W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 180   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 116   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 43   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: COAST, PLAIN  
Water Views: RIVER, LAKE  
Atmosphere Views:  
City Views: CLEVELAND  

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