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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: NM23-762-213 Date: May 1997
Geographic Region: UK-ENGLAND
Feature: LONDON

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  NM23-762-213 Thames River, London, Great Britain Winter/Spring 1997
One of the great cities in the world and Great Britainís largest city, London, can be seen in this north-looking view. Located on both sides of the Thames River, 40 miles (64 km) from its mouth, and covering an area of over 622 sq. miles (1611 sq. km), London is a major political, financial, commercial, industrial, cultural, and transportation center. The city is one of the worldís greatest ports exporting manufactured goods and importing petroleum, tea, wool, raw sugar, timber, meat, and metals. Tourism is a major industry. The Thames River is the principal river of England and is 210 miles (340 km) long. The lower Thames is a tidal estuary with the difference of 23 feet (7 meters) between low and high tide at London Bridge. The lower course of the river from London to its mouth is one of the most important industrial regions of Great Britain. Numerous agricultural field patterns surround the London Metropolitan area.
 
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 390k
Mission: NM23  
Roll - Frame: 762 - 213
Geographical Name: UK-ENGLAND  
Features: LONDON  
Center Lat x Lon: 51.5N x .0E
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: 46   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 100  
 
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: NW   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: 999  
 
Date: 19970502   YYYYMMDD
Time: 133619   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 49.6N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 3.1E  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 224   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 210   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 49   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: PLAIN  
Water Views: RIVER, ESTUARY, SEDIMENT  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views: URBAN AREA, AGRICULTURE  
City Views: LONDON  
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