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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS036-151-16 Date: na 1990
Geographic Region: LIBYA
Feature: AWBARI, PIVOT IRRIG, SS

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  STS036-151-16 Southwest Libya March 1990
The desert scene in this photograph is located just west of one of the few strategic north-south trade routes through southwest Libya. The extensive oasis of Ubari (northeast part of the photograph) is located just north of the darker, eroded, rocky desert. The desert extends in a general northeast-southwest direction for approximately 45 miles (75 kilometers), from the discernible northern escarpment to the northern edge of the sandy Marzuq Desert. A well-entrenched drainage pattern indicates flows toward the south and southeast. The darker rock outcrops are slightly tilted sedimentary rocks sandwiched between the sandy Ubari and Marzuq Deserts. The vivid, dark green, circular features are center-pivot irrigated fields-—usually 0.5 mile (0.8 kilometer) in diameter—-where sufficient well water is available to practice farming.
 
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 99k
Mission: STS036  
Roll - Frame: 151 - 16
Geographical Name: LIBYA  
Features: AWBARI, PIVOT IRRIG, SS  
Center Lat x Lon: 26.0N x 12.5E
Film Exposure: N   N=Normal exposure, U=Under exposed, O=Over exposed, F=out of Focus
Percentage of Cloud Cover-CLDP: 0
 
Camera: LH
 
Camera Tilt: NV   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 250  
 
Nadir to Photo Center Direction:   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:  
 
Date: 1990____   YYYYMMDD
Time:   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: E  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth:   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude:   nautical miles
Sun Elevation:   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: DESERT, DUNE  
Water Views:  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views: PIVOT IRRIGATION, AGRICULTURE  
City Views:  
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