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LOCATION Direction Photo #: STS51B-38-95 Date: na 1985
Geographic Region: USA-WASHINGTON

STS51B-038-0095 Columbia River, Oregon and Washington, U.S.A. May 1985
This west-southwest-looking, low-oblique photograph shows the Columbia River near Boardman, Oregon. Near the bottom center of the photograph, the McNary Dam is visible. Scattered agricultural field patterns, including circular pivot irrigation fields, are seen. In this rolling terrain of the Columbia Plateau, the Columbia River has scoured a gorge that deepens from 150 to 300 feet (30 to 91 meters) as the river makes its way westward (toward the upper right of photograph).

Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 321k
Mission: STS51B  
Roll - Frame: 38 - 95
Geographical Name: USA-WASHINGTON  
Center Lat x Lon: 46.0N x 119.5W
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: NV   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 250  
Nadir to Photo Center Direction:   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: 19  
Date: 1985____   YYYYMMDD
Nadir Lat: N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: E  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth:   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude:   nautical miles
Sun Elevation:   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views:  
Water Views: RIVER  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views: AGRICULTURE, DAM  
City Views:  

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