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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS078-732-82 Date: Jun. 1996
Geographic Region: IRAQ
Feature: LAKE RAZAZAH, DESERT

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  STS078-732-082 Lake Milh, Iraq June 1996
Lake Milh, also known as the Sea of Salt, can be seen in this northeast-looking view. Located west-southwest of Baghdad, Lake Milh is a depression in which excess water from the Euphrates River, is diverted by a controlled escape channel or canal. The lake is rather shallow and water levels change with the seasons. Due to the salts and the changing water levels, few recreational areas exist around the lake.
 
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 317k
Mission: STS078  
Roll - Frame: 732 - 82
Geographical Name: IRAQ  
Features: LAKE RAZAZAH, DESERT  
Center Lat x Lon: 32.5N x 43.5E
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: 18   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: 62  
 
Date: 19960624   YYYYMMDD
Time: 103116   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 31.9N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 44.0E  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 251   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 146   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 70   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: DESERT  
Water Views: LAKE  
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