NASA Photo ID: SL3-83-166          File Name: 10076270.jpg
Film Type: 70mm                    Date Taken: 08/15/73
Title: Washington, D.C. and the Baltimore, Maryland area
Description:
A vertical view of the Washington, D.C. and the Baltimore, Maryland area is 
seen in this Skylab 3 Earth Resources Experiments Package S190-B (five-inch 
earth terrain camera) photograph taken from the Skylab space station in
Earth  orbit. The Chesapeake Bay is on the right (east) side of the
picture. The  Potomac River flows through the Washington area in the lower
left (southwest)  corner of the photograph. Several transportation routes
and major highways  stand out distinctly. Identifiable features in the
Washington area  include the Capitol Building, the Mall area, Robert F.
Kennedy Stadium (white  circle), the five bridges across the Potomac,
Andrews Air Force Base (on east  loop), and the smaller Anacostia River.
Chesapeake Bay circulation patterns  are indicated by contrast of dark and
light blue. Sediment plumes (red) are  seen entering the bay north and east
of Baltimore. The bay bridge stands out  white against the blue water.                 

Subject terms:
BAYS                                    
CITIES                                  
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA                    
EARTH OBSERVATIONS (FROM SPACE)         
MARYLAND                                
ONBOARD ACTIVITIES                      
PHOTOGRAPHY                             
SKYLAB 3                                
SKYLAB PROGRAM                          
SPACEBORNE EXPERIMENTS                  
TRANSPORTATION                          

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