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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS059-L13-137 Date: Apr. 1994
Geographic Region: USA-MONTANA
Feature: CANYON FERRY L, MISSOUI R

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  STS059-L13-137 Canyon Ferry Lake, Elkhorn Mountains, and Big Belt Mountains, Montana, U.S.A. April 1994
Canyon Ferry Lake on the Missouri River is prominent in this southeast-looking, low-oblique photograph. The Missouri River meanders generally northward from Three Forks (not discernible) where it begins its journey toward St. Louis, Missouri, and enters Canyon Ferry Lake (center of the photograph). West of the lake are the Elkhorn Mountains, a much faulted and tightly folded complex range, and to the east are the northwest-southeast-trending Big Belt Mountains, composed mainly of Precambrian sedimentary rocks. Not discernible in this photograph are Helena, west of Canyon Ferry Lake at the northern base of the Elkhorn Mountains, and Butte, near the southwestern base of the Elkhorn Mountains.
 
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 298k
Mission: STS059  
Roll - Frame: L13 - 137
Geographical Name: USA-MONTANA  
Features: CANYON FERRY L, MISSOUI R  
Center Lat x Lon: 46.5N x 111.5W
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: 16   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 250  
 
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: E   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: 151  
 
Date: 19940418   YYYYMMDD
Time: 172451   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 46.7N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 112W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 134   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 112   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 46   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: MOUNTAIN, VALLEY, FAULT  
Water Views: LAKE  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views: AGRICULTURE  
City Views:  
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