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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS065-112-43 Date: Jul. 1994
Geographic Region: INDONESIA-WNG
Feature: COAST, BIAN RIVER, ROAD

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  STS065-112-043 Southern Coast, Irian Jaya, Indonesia July 1994
The southeastern coast of Irian Jaya, Indonesia, remains a sparsely inhabited landscape consisting of dense, impenetrable forests; extensive wetlands; and swamps. This near-vertical photograph of the coastline and the mouth of the Bian River indicates a wetland environment only slightly impacted by humans. The reds, representing tropical vegetation, and the blacks, representing swamps and open water features, graphically capture the pristine conditions of this area. The major indication of human impact on this environment is the narrow, highly reflective, generally north-south line near the western edge of the photograph that could be a new road into the interior or a jungle pipeline right-of-way. A few features adjacent to the coastline appear to be roads or clearings where small settlements exist.
 
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 108k
Mission: STS065  
Roll - Frame: 112 - 43
Geographical Name: INDONESIA-WNG  
Features: COAST, BIAN RIVER, ROAD  
Center Lat x Lon: 8S x 139.5E
Film Exposure: N   N=Normal exposure, U=Under exposed, O=Over exposed, F=out of Focus
Percentage of Cloud Cover-CLDP: 10
 
Camera: HB
 
Camera Tilt: 8   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 250  
 
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: S   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: 167  
 
Date: 19940719   YYYYMMDD
Time: 031025   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 7.6S  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 139.5E  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 349   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 162   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 61   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: COAST, PLAIN  
Water Views: RIVER, SWAMP  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views:  
City Views: IRIAN JAYA  
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