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  • The original finding aid described this as: Description: Supertyphoon 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 sp... more
    The original finding aid described this as: Description: Supertyphoon 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: 11/29/1991 Categories: Earth Observations Interior_Exterior: Exterior Ground_Orbit: On-orbit Original: Film - 70MM CT Preservation File Format: TIFF geon: PHILIPPINE SEA feat: TYPHOON YURI tilt: High Oblique cldp: 100 nlat: 24 nlon: 139.9 azi: 237 alt: 197 elev: 13. less
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