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LOCATION Direction Photo #: STS076-704-35 Date: Mar. 1996
Geographic Region: MYANMAR (BURMA)

STS076-704-035 Irrawaddy River Delta, Myanmar March 1996
The vast delta of the Irrawaddy River is visible in this east-looking view. This extensive delta, with several channels, empties into the Andaman Sea (right portion of the image). The Irrawaddy begins its journey to the Andaman Sea 1300 miles (2093 km) to the north in northern Myanmar (Burma) at the confluence of the Mali and Nmai Rivers. The river flows generally southward through central Myanmar. The intensive agricultural area of the vast delta is one of the world's leading rice producing regions. The southern extension of the forested Pegu Mountain Range, which is just north of the capital city of Rangoon, can be seen near the upper left of the image.

Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 368k
Mission: STS076  
Roll - Frame: 704 - 35
Geographical Name: MYANMAR (BURMA)  
Center Lat x Lon: 16.0N x 95.0E
Film Exposure: N   N=Normal exposure, U=Under exposed, O=Over exposed, F=out of Focus
Percentage of Cloud Cover-CLDP: 5
Camera:: HB
Camera Tilt: 14   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 40  
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: NW   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: 15  
Date: 19960323   YYYYMMDD
Time: 054311   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 15.6N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 95.5E  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 178   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 158   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 76   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: PLAIN, HILL  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views: AGRICULTURE  
City Views:  

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