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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: NM21-765-97 Date: Jul. 1996
Geographic Region: USA-NORTH DAKOTA
Feature: LAKE SAKAKAWEA, AGR.

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  NM21-765-097 Van Hook Arm of Lake Sakakawea, North Dakota, U.S.A. Winter 1995-1996
The Van Hook Arm of Lake Sakakawea, within the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation, is featured in this spectacular, west-southwest-looking, low-oblique photograph. The Missouri River waters impounded by Garrison Dam, completed in 1956, (not in photograph) formed Lake Sakakawea [200 miles (322 kilometers) long] in western North Dakota. As part of the Missouri River Basin project, Lake Sakakawea and Garrison Dam provide hydroelectric power, flood control, and irrigation for agriculture. The lake has approximately 1600 miles (2576 kilometers) of shoreline for boating, camping, and other recreational activities. Sediment is visible in the lake, and scattered agricultural field patterns extend outward from its shores.
 
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 383k
Mission: NM21  
Roll - Frame: 765 - 97
Geographical Name: USA-NORTH DAKOTA  
Features: LAKE SAKAKAWEA, AGR.  
Center Lat x Lon: 48.0N x 102.5W
Film Exposure: N   N=Normal exposure, U=Under exposed, O=Over exposed, F=out of Focus
Percentage of Cloud Cover-CLDP: 0
 
Camera: HB
 
Camera Tilt: 40   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 250  
 
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: NE   The direction from the nadir to the center point, N=North, S=South, E=East, W=West
Stereo?: N   Y=Yes there is an adjacent picture of the same area, N=No there isn't
Orbit Number: 999  
 
Date: 19960703   YYYYMMDD
Time: 182633   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 45.5N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 103.9W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 160   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 208   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 67   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: PLAIN  
Water Views: LAKE  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views: AGRICULTURE  
City Views:  
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