NASA Photo ID: STS031-80-088       File Name: 10063611.jpg
  Film Type: 70mm                    Date Taken: 04/29/90
  Title: Island of Luzon, Philippines
  Description:
  In this north to south view of the Island of Luzon, Philippines (13.0N, 
  120.0E), the prominent Cordillera Central mountain range where gold, copper 
  and silver are mined.  The several large rivers that drain this region 
  normally carry a heavy silt load to the sea but the absence of sediment 
  plumes in this view is evidence of hot dry weather and lack of recent
  rains. Manila, the capital city is just visible at the south end of the
  island.                
  Subject terms:
  EARTH OBSERVATIONS (FROM SPACE)         
  ISLANDS                                 
  OCEANS                                  
  PACIFIC ISLANDS                         
  PACIFIC OCEAN                           
  PHILLIPINES                             
  STS-31                                  
  

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