Southwestern Newfoundland from the Space Shuttle


The line on the right approaches Port aux Basques, Newfoundland, and the other line approaches the mouth of the Grand Codroy River. Those two points are roughly 34 kms (~20 miles) apart. This image was captured in 1989 aboard the Space Shuttle Columbia (STS-28) from an altitude of approximately 175 miles.

The crew of STS-28 were: Brewster H. Shaw, Jr., Commander, Richard N. Richards, James C. Adamson, David C. Leestma, and Mark N. Brown.

You will find more information about STS-28 at this link: STS-28 - Columbia

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