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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS048-151-252 Date: Sep. 1991
Geographic Region: AUSTRALIA-Q
Feature: NORTHUMBERLAND ISLANDS

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  STS048-151-252 Broad Sound Area, Queensland, Australia September 1991
A large sediment plume (light-colored, water borne material) is flowing northward out of the V-shaped Broad Sound along this section of the northeast coast of Queensland. In addition to the obvious sediment plume from Broad Sound, there appears to be a lighter colored, fainter swath of suspended particles located in the Capricorn Channel midway between the mainland and the Great Barrier Reef (part of which is visible in the lower left corner of the image). Three different groups of islands can be seen along this section of Queensland coastline. From northwest to southeast these island groups are Cumberland Islands, Northumberland Islands and the Percy Islands. The darker landscapes away from the coast are low, forested mountains.
 
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 228k
Mission: STS048  
Roll - Frame: 151 - 252
Geographical Name: AUSTRALIA-Q  
Features: NORTHUMBERLAND ISLANDS  
Center Lat x Lon: 21.5S x 149.5E
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: 11   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?: Y   Y=Yes there is an adjacent picture of the same area, N=No there isn't
Orbit Number: 19  
 
Date: 19910914   YYYYMMDD
Time: 051346   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 20.7S  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 148.9E  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 288   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 309   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 36   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: PENINSULA, ISLAND, MOUNTAIN  
Water Views: SEDIMENT, BAY, CHANNEL, REEF  
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