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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS040-151-14 Date: Jun. 1991
Geographic Region: USA-ARIZONA
Feature: PAN.COLORADO R., UT.TO CA

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  STS040-151-014 The Grand Canyon of the Colorado River, Arizona, Utah, Nevada, and California, U.S.A. June 1991
The Grand Canyon can be seen near the center of this southwest-looking, high-oblique photograph. This panoramic view of the southwestern United States shows the course of the Colorado River as it traverses from Lake Powell in southern Utah, through the Grand Canyon, westward to Lake Mead in eastern Nevada, and then southward to Mexico and the Gulf of California. The dark forested areas on either side of the Grand Canyon are the Kaibab Plateau to the north and the Coconino Plateau to the south. Snow-covered Humphreys Peak of the San Francisco Peaks is visible south of the Coconino Plateau. Just south of the mountains is the tree-covered Mogollon Rim. The bright orangish-red sands of the Painted Desert can be seen east of the Grand Canyon. The forested Wasatch Mountain Range of southern Utah is visible north of the Kaibab Plateau. Southwest of Lake Mead, the Salton Sea and the Imperial Valley of southern California can be seen. West of the Salton Sea, clouds cover the Pacific Ocean.
 
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 87k
Mission: STS040  
Roll - Frame: 151 - 14
Geographical Name: USA-ARIZONA  
Features: PAN.COLORADO R., UT.TO CA  
Center Lat x Lon: 34.5N x 113W
Film Exposure: N   N=Normal exposure, U=Under exposed, O=Over exposed, F=out of Focus
Percentage of Cloud Cover-CLDP: 10
 
Camera: LH
 
Camera Tilt: HO   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 90  
 
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: 35  
 
Date: 19910607   YYYYMMDD
Time: 164207   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 38.3N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 111.1W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 102   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 154   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 52   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: BASIN, DESERT, VALLEY, PLATEAU  
Water Views: RIVER, LAKE  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views: DAM, AGRICULTURE  
City Views:  
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