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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS073-711-47 Date: Oct. 1995
Geographic Region: USA-CALIFORNIA
Feature: CHINA LAKE, RUNWAYS, AGR.

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  STS073-711-47 China Lake, California, U.S.A. October 1995
Although most of the desert landscape in this photograph features rugged mountains (dark brown) and intermittent basins, several features indicate human activity—the street pattern for the desert town of China Lake; two triangular airfields, one north and one west; and center-pivot irrigation patterns to the northwest. To the east is highly reflective Searles Lake, made up of layers of sand, silt, and salt almost 1000 feet (305 meters) thick. The layers are mined for borax and various salts. The irregular browns to the north are exposed lava beds.
 
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 316k
Mission: STS073  
Roll - Frame: 711 - 47
Geographical Name: USA-CALIFORNIA  
Features: CHINA LAKE, RUNWAYS, AGR.  
Center Lat x Lon: 35.5N x 117.5W
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: 22   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 250  
 
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: W   The direction from the nadir to the center point, N=North, S=South, E=East, W=West
Stereo?: N   Y=Yes there is an adjacent picture of the same area, N=No there isn't
Orbit Number: 101  
 
Date: 19951026   YYYYMMDD
Time: 182258   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 35.2N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 116.6W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 158   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 144   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 40   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: DESERT  
Water Views: PLAYA  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views: AIRPORT  
City Views:  
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