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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS033-79-44 Date: Nov. 1989
Geographic Region: AUSTRALIA-NT
Feature: GROOTE EYLANDT

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  STS033-079-044 Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia November 1989
Groote Eylandt is the largest island in the Gulf of Carpentaria. Located near the eastern shore of the Northern Territory, the island is governed as part of that province. The highest elevation on the island is Central Hill, 689 feet (210 meters) above sea level, which is located near the center of the island. A small airport with an east-west runway (barely discernible as a light colored, east-west oriented, linear feature on this image) is located near the mid section of the west side of Groote Eylandt. Manganese ore and tropical fruits are the two major economic products that are presently exported from the island.
 
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 281k
Mission: STS033  
Roll - Frame: 79 - 44
Geographical Name: AUSTRALIA-NT  
Features: GROOTE EYLANDT  
Center Lat x Lon: 14S x 137.0E
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: 30   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 250  
 
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: SE   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: 17  
 
Date: 19891124   YYYYMMDD
Time: 015625   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 12.6S  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 135.7E  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 126   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 201   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 76   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: ISLAND  
Water Views: GULF  
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