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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS071-748-49 Date: Jul. 1995
Geographic Region: CANADA-S
Feature: LAST MOUNTAIN LAKE, AGR.

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  STS071-748-049 Last Mountain Lake, Saskatchewan, Canada July 1995
Last Mountain Lake (elongated, dark feature near center of image), Canada’s first Migratory Bird Sanctuary, is located northwest of the provincial capital of Regina. This lake and adjacent basins provide a variety of habitats for natural and managed migratory birds. The large angular field patterns that cover the landscape show that this region of south central Saskatchewan is used extensively for agriculture, particularly for the production of wheat. Sections of the Arm River and the main channel of the Qu’Appelle River can be traced across the relatively flat terrain in the lower right quadrant of the picture. The dark, uniform looking areas are slightly elevated land where little or no large scale farming is taking place.
 
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 349k
Mission: STS071  
Roll - Frame: 748 - 49
Geographical Name: CANADA-S  
Features: LAST MOUNTAIN LAKE, AGR.  
Center Lat x Lon: 51.0N x 105W
Film Exposure: N   N=Normal exposure, U=Under exposed, O=Over exposed, F=out of Focus
Percentage of Cloud Cover-CLDP: 5
 
Camera: HB
 
Camera Tilt: 55   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 100  
 
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: 112  
 
Date: 19950704   YYYYMMDD
Time: 221639   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 51.2N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 109.9W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 246   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 209   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 46   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: PLAIN  
Water Views: LAKE, RIVER  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views: AGRICULTURE  
City Views:  
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