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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS035-76-40 Date: Dec. 1990
Geographic Region: AUSTRALIA-WA
Feature: COAST-LAKE MCLEOD

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  STS035-076-040 Lake Macleod, West Australia, Australia December 1990
Lake Macleod, located approximately 43 miles (70 kilometers) north of the small town of Carnarvon, is normally a dry lake. At the time this photograph was taken there appears to be standing water in Lake Macleod (darker features near center of the image). Overall, the dry lake bed is a mosaic of saline alluvial plains with some shrublands and an assortment of sandy ridges, clay flats, and grasslands on and between red sand dunes. The light colored rectangular patterns (bottom left) are areas where salt mining operations are in progress. The southern end of Lake Macleod has been producing various quantities of salt since 1969. Much of the mined salt is exported to Pacific Rim countries.
 
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 287k
Mission: STS035  
Roll - Frame: 76 - 40
Geographical Name: AUSTRALIA-WA  
Features: COAST-LAKE MCLEOD  
Center Lat x Lon: 24S x 113.5E
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: 33   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 250  
 
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: S   The direction from the nadir to the center point, N=North, S=South, E=East, W=West
Stereo?: Y   Y=Yes there is an adjacent picture of the same area, N=No there isn't
Orbit Number: 94  
 
Date: 19901208   YYYYMMDD
Time: 052856   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 22.2S  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 114.4E  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 264   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 188   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 72   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: PLAIN  
Water Views: PLAYA  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views: MINING  
City Views:  
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