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LOCATION Direction Photo #: STS068-273-38 Date: Oct. 1994
Geographic Region: USA-OREGON

STS068-273-038 Cape Blanco, Oregon, U.S.A. October 1994
Cape Blanco, the westernmost point in the contiguous United States, is featured in this low-oblique, south-southeasterly-looking photograph. Known as one of the windiest places in the western United States, Cape Blanco has registered winds of 184 miles (296 kilometers) an hour. Barely discernible north and west of the cape is a small, rocky arc. Visible are the forest-covered Coast Ranges and the Coquille River as it enters the Pacific Ocean.

Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 289k
Mission: STS068  
Roll - Frame: 273 - 38
Geographical Name: USA-OREGON  
Features: CAPE BLANCO  
Center Lat x Lon: 43.0N x 124.5W
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: 31   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 250  
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: E   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: 56  
Date: 19941003   YYYYMMDD
Time: 210931   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 43.4N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 125.6W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 199   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 117   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 41   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
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