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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS062-94-37 Date: Mar. 1994
Geographic Region: AUSTRALIA-SA
Feature: COAST, EYRE PENINSULA

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  STS062-094-037 Eyre Peninsula, South Australia, Australia March 1994
The relatively small, irregular-shaped peninsula that extends northwest from the much larger Eyre Peninsula in South Australia is Coffin Bay Peninsula. Coffin Bay Peninsula is part of the Coffin Bay National Park, a 75000 acre (30380 hectare) coastal wilderness that contains extensive sandy beaches (lighter, yellowish-looking features along the coastline—left middle). Other smaller sandy beaches are visible west of the two dry lakes (highly reflective, whitish-looking features) named Lake Greenly and Lake Malata (northernmost lake). The small darker brown features (just below center of the picture) are low mountains that include Mount Dutton and South Block (respective elevations above sea level are 1430 feet (435 meters) and 1282 feet (390 meters). The dark, linear feature that extends diagonally across the bottom right corner of the image is the location of a highway and a railroad right-of-way that connects Port Lincoln with the interior.
 
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 300k
Mission: STS062  
Roll - Frame: 94 - 37
Geographical Name: AUSTRALIA-SA  
Features: COAST, EYRE PENINSULA  
Center Lat x Lon: 34.5S x 135.5E
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: 26   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 250  
 
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: NW   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: 203  
 
Date: 19940317   YYYYMMDD
Time: 061929   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 35.4S  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 136.2E  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 295   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 138   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 33   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: PENINSULA, MOUNTAIN  
Water Views: BAY, PLAYA  
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Man Made Views:  
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