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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS073-753-17 Date: Nov. 1995
Geographic Region: AUSTRALIA-WA
Feature: EXMOUTH GULF, SED., DESERT

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  STS073-753-017 Exmouth Gulf, Western Australia, Australia October 1995
The southern half of Exmouth Gulf, located along the northwest coast of Western Australia, is dominated by a wide coastal tidal flat that floods during heavy rains. The darker terrain immediately along the southeast to east coast of Exmouth Gulf (and the water’s edge) shows an area where mangrove trees are located. The darker, generally oval-shaped features inland (east of) from the swath of mangrove are elevated above the coastal plain. Centipede Hill forms part of the large peninsula that projects northward (center of image) from the southern end of Exmouth Gulf. The irregular shaped, lighter colored areas near the bottom of the image appear to be fire scars, usually caused by a lightening strike in this grassy environment. Refer to STS073-753-018, which covers the same general area, except this picture covers a little more terrain further north.
 
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 302k
Mission: STS073  
Roll - Frame: 753 - 17
Geographical Name: AUSTRALIA-WA  
Features: EXMOUTH GULF, SED., DESERT  
Center Lat x Lon: 22.5S x 114.5E
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: 37   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: 189  
 
Date: 19951101   YYYYMMDD
Time: 062217   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 22.9S  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 112.7E  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 280   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 145   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 58   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: PLAIN  
Water Views: GULF  
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