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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS058-73-83 Date: Oct. 1993
Geographic Region: USA-CALIFORNIA
Feature: SIERRA NEV.MTS, OWENS L.

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  STS058-073-083 Sierra Nevada Mountains and Owens Lake, California, U.S.A. October 1993
The massive Sierra Nevada Mountains and the east-facing slopes of the smaller and lower Inyo Mountains show similar erosional patterns. These surfaces, coupled with the deep, faulted river valleys throughout this section of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, give this photograph a three-dimensional quality. The Owens River Valley fault extends north-south. Owens Lake, now almost dry, is the highly reflective, roughly oval feature to the south. Landscape elevations vary from approximately 4000 feet (1220 meters) above sea level in the Owens Valley to more than 13 500 feet (4115 meters) in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Mount Whitney, at 14 495 feet (4415 meters), is visible immediately northwest of Owens Lake in the higher, snow-covered Sierra Nevada Mountains.
 
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 338k
Mission: STS058  
Roll - Frame: 73 - 83
Geographical Name: USA-CALIFORNIA  
Features: SIERRA NEV.MTS, OWENS L.  
Center Lat x Lon: 36.5N x 118W
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: LO   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 250  
 
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: W   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: 19  
 
Date: 19931019   YYYYMMDD
Time: 180500   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 36.2N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 113.7W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 155   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 156   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 40   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: MOUNTAIN, FAULT, VALLEY  
Water Views: PLAYA  
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