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  • The original finding aid described this as: Description: Super typhoon Yuri began development approximately 1000 miles east of the Philippine Islands. At the time this photo was taken, Yuri was about 1000 nautical miles in diameter and had estimated maximum sustained wind speeds of 145 mph, gusting to 170 mph. This oblique view shows the well formed eye of Yuri and the raised segment of clouds at the cusp of the eye indicating very high wind s... more
    The original finding aid described this as: Description: Super typhoon Yuri began development approximately 1000 miles east of the Philippine Islands. At the time this photo was taken, Yuri was about 1000 nautical miles in diameter and had estimated maximum sustained wind speeds of 145 mph, gusting to 170 mph. This oblique view shows the well formed eye of Yuri and the raised segment of clouds at the cusp of the eye indicating very high wind speeds within the vortex. Subject Terms: STS-44 EARTH OBSERVATIONS (FROM SPACE) Date Taken: 11/28/1991 Categories: Earth Observations Interior_Exterior: Exterior Ground_Orbit: On-orbit Original: Film - 70MM CT Preservation File Format: TIFF geon: PACIFIC OCEAN feat: TYPHOON YURI tilt: High Oblique cldp: 100 nlat: 19 nlon: 140.3 azi: 230 alt: 196 elev: 22. less
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