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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: NM23-758-643 Date: May 1997
Geographic Region: UK-ENGLAND
Feature: BRISTOL CHANNEL

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  NM23-758-643 Severn River, Bristol Channel, Great Britain Winter/Spring 1997
The Severn River, one of Great Britainís principal rivers, can be traced across the landscape as it empties into the eastern end of Bristol Channel. The river is an important transportation route in southwestern England. Bristol Channel (center to right center of the image), an inlet of the Atlantic Ocean, is 85 miles (135 km) long and 5 to 50 miles (8 to 81 km) wide. The Channel separates Wales (bottom portion) from Southwestern England (upper portion). Along the coast of southern Wales, there is a great concentration of economic activity (cities of Newport just to the right of center, and Cardiff just to the right of Newport). The city of Bristol in England is also an industrial center and is located slightly above the center of the image. The Bristol Channel serves as a major shipping corridor. The Cambrian Mountains, a rugged upland plateau that is cut by numerous river valleys, are visible in the right bottom portion of the image. Lymc Bay, an inlet of the English Channel, is seen along the south coast. A small section of the spacecraft is visible in the upper left corner of the image.
 
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 375k
Mission: NM23  
Roll - Frame: 758 - 643
Geographical Name: UK-ENGLAND  
Features: BRISTOL CHANNEL  
Center Lat x Lon: 51.5N x 2.5W
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: LO   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 100  
 
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: W   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:  
 
Date: 19970503   YYYYMMDD
Time:   GMT HHMMSS
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: PLAIN, HILL  
Water Views: RIVER, SEDIMENT  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views: AGRICULTURE  
City Views:  
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