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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS059-154-159 Date: Apr. 1994
Geographic Region: USA-CALIFORNIA
Feature: MONO L, SIERRA NEVADA, RIV

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  STS059-154-159 Sierra Nevada Mountains and Mono Lake, California, U.S.A. April 1994
This low-oblique, west-looking photograph captures the snow-covered Sierra Nevada Mountains. Visible near the center of the photograph are Yosemite National Park and Hetch Hetchy Reservoir, an elongated white lake that supplies much of the drinking water for the San Francisco area. Two smaller lakes to the north are Cherry Lake and Lake Eleanor. Snowmelt from the Sierra Nevada Mountains is important for California drinking water supplies and agricultural irrigation during the dry summer season. Mono Lake, a spring-fed, saline lake, is visible near the bottom left.
 
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 288k
Mission: STS059  
Roll - Frame: 154 - 159
Geographical Name: USA-CALIFORNIA  
Features: MONO L, SIERRA NEVADA, RIV  
Center Lat x Lon: 38.0N x 120W
Film Exposure: N   N=Normal exposure, U=Under exposed, O=Over exposed, F=out of Focus
Percentage of Cloud Cover-CLDP: 5
 
Camera: LH
 
Camera Tilt: 38   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: 40  
 
Date: 19940411   YYYYMMDD
Time: 211917   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 38.8N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 118.7W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 217   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 119   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 55   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: MOUNTAIN, FOREST, FAULT  
Water Views: LAKE  
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