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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS047-109-70 Date: Sep. 1992
Geographic Region: USA-SOUTH DAKOTA
Feature: LAKE OAHE

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  STS047-109-070 Lake Oahe and Oahe Dam, South Dakota, U.S.A. September 1992
Lake Oahe and Oahe Dam, completed in 1958 and one of the largest rolled-earth dams in the United States, are featured in this infrared, south-southeast-looking, low-oblique photograph. Stretching from near Pierre, South Dakota, to just south of Bismarck, North Dakota, Lake Oahe is approximately 250 miles (402 kilometers) long. Visible to the east of the lake are numerous agricultural fields, and to the west is a rolling grassland. The name Oahe comes from the old Oahe Indian Mission that was established in 1874 a short distance from the present dam. The reservoir was constructed as part of the Missouri River Reclamation Project to provide flood control, hydroelectric power, irrigation, and recreation.
 
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 347k
Mission: STS047  
Roll - Frame: 109 - 70
Geographical Name: USA-SOUTH DAKOTA  
Features: LAKE OAHE  
Center Lat x Lon: 45.5N x 100W
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: 5   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?: N   Y=Yes there is an adjacent picture of the same area, N=No there isn't
Orbit Number: 34  
 
Date: 19920914   YYYYMMDD
Time: 162246   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 45.7N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 100.1W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 135   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 169   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 39   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: DAM, AGRICULTURE  
City Views:  
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