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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS048-603-34 Date: Sep. 1991
Geographic Region: USA-UTAH
Feature: GREAT SALT LAKE DESERT

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  STS048-603-034 Great Salt Lake Desert, Utah, U.S.A. September 1992
The Great Salt Desert, the dry, salt-encrusted bed of prehistoric Lake Bonneville, is featured in this west-southwest-looking, low-oblique photograph. Interstate Highway 80 traverses west-east, north of which appear the Lakeside Mountains and, to their east, the Newfoundland Mountains. The Newfoundland Mountains are almost completely surrounded by shallow turquoise lakes. The north-south basin and range region of northeastern Nevada is apparent (top of photograph).
 
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 332k
Mission: STS048  
Roll - Frame: 603 - 34
Geographical Name: USA-UTAH  
Features: GREAT SALT LAKE DESERT  
Center Lat x Lon: 41.5N x 114W
Film Exposure: U   N=Normal exposure, U=Under exposed, O=Over exposed, F=out of Focus
Percentage of Cloud Cover-CLDP: 0
 
Camera: RX
 
Camera Tilt: 6   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 250  
 
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: SW   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: 77  
 
Date: 19910918   YYYYMMDD
Time: 004500   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 41.8N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 113.5W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 352   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 308   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: -38   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: DESERT  
Water Views: PLAYA  
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