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LOCATION Direction Photo #: STS073-705-55 Date: Oct. 1995
Geographic Region: USA-NEW JERSEY
Feature: ATLANTIC CITY, COAST, R.


IMAGE
 
STS073-705-055 Atlantic City Area, New Jersey, U.S.A October 1995
Although the city is not discernible, the famous seaside resort city, Atlantic City, is located in the midst of the light-colored feature in the center of the picture. The location of Atlantic City can be ascertained by noting the several highways (thin, light-colored lines) that converge on the bright area and by looking at the general drainage patterns, including the two most prominent rivers (dark features)-the Mullica River north of Atlantic City and the Great Egg Harbor River south of the city. The extent of the barrier island beach is marked by the almost straight, naturally occurring, northeast-southwest line that extends across the image. A cross section of the landscape from the Atlantic Ocean inland is made up of extensive sandy beaches (light colored); sand dunes; barrier flats; salt marshes; and lagoons. Northwest of the barrier island beaches the land becomes more elevated and forested.


Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 267k
Mission: STS073  
Roll - Frame: 705 - 55
Geographical Name: USA-NEW JERSEY  
Features: ATLANTIC CITY, COAST, R.  
Center Lat x Lon: 39.5N x 74.5W
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: 20   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 250  
 
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: 82  
 
Date: 19951025   YYYYMMDD
Time: 135038   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 39.0N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 75.2W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 132   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 144   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 25   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: ISLAND, COAST, PLAIN  
Water Views: RIVER, OCEAN, LAGOON  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views: HIGHWAY, AIRPORT  
City Views: ATLANTIC CITY  

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