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S44-81-075 - STS-044 - Flash Flood Trail near Parras, Coahuila, Mexico

S44-81-075 - STS-044 - Flash Flood Trail near Parras, Coahuila, Mexico

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The original finding aid described this as:

Description: Evidence of a recent flash flood can be seen in the form of light brown sediment that flowed down gullies and mountain sides forming ponds of debris over agricultural areas in the broad valley near the town of Parras (26.5N, 102.5W). This part of Mexico has extensive vineyards, orchards and both dry land and irrigated agriculture. Based on the photo, it appears that flash flood waters damaged some 300 square miles of property in this area alone.


Date Taken: 11/27/1991

Categories: Earth Observations

Interior_Exterior: Exterior

Ground_Orbit: On-orbit

Original: Film - 70MM CT

Preservation File Format: TIFF

geon: MEXICO


lat: 25.5

lon: -103

tilt: 10

cldp: 0

nlat: 25.9

nlon: -103.4

dir: SE

azi: 245

alt: 197

elev: 1





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