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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS068-174-153 Date: Oct. 1994
Geographic Region: USA-WASHINGTON
Feature: SNAKE R, PULLMAN AREA

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  STS068-174-153 Snake River and Blue Mountains, Washington, U.S.A. October 1994
This low-oblique, south-southwest-looking photograph shows the Snake River as it winds westward to join the Columbia River. The small city of Lewiston, Idaho, is visible where the Snake River turns south, and the uplifted, eroded, basalt-covered Blue Mountains appear south of the Snake River. The rugged Wallowa Mountains are discernible at the upper left of the photograph. Because the Wallowa Mountains have many of the same characteristics as the Rockies further to the east, some scientists believe the Wallowas are a westward extension of the Rocky Mountains. Along the left edge of the photograph appears a portion of the Snake Riverís Hells Canyon National Recreation Area and to its east the rugged terrain of the western Clearwater Mountains. Scattered agricultural field patterns can be seen throughout the photograph.
 
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 293k
Mission: STS068  
Roll - Frame: 174 - 153
Geographical Name: USA-WASHINGTON  
Features: SNAKE R, PULLMAN AREA  
Center Lat x Lon: 46.5N x 117W
Film Exposure: N   N=Normal exposure, U=Under exposed, O=Over exposed, F=out of Focus
Percentage of Cloud Cover-CLDP: 0
 
Camera: LH
 
Camera Tilt: LO   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 250  
 
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: SW   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: 103  
 
Date: 19941006   YYYYMMDD
Time: 183936   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 48.7N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 114.6W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 166   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 115   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 35   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: MOUNTAIN, PLATEAU  
Water Views: RIVER  
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