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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS081-720-23 Date: Jan. 1997
Geographic Region: AUSTRALIA-V
Feature: COAST, LAKE CORANGAMITE, MIR

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  STS081-720-023 Lake Corangamite, Victoria, Australia January 1997
The area included in this synoptic, westerly view of southwest Victoria shows vegetated hills and mountains (dark features), extensive plains (lighter-colored areas), and several lakes (lower left quadrant). The large lake is Lake Corangamite, the largest salt lake in Victoria and also the largest permanent inland lake in Australia. The Grampian range of mountains (larger dark region near center), dating back over 400 million years, provides a dramatic contrast to the flat plains that surround the Grampians. These sandstone mountains are characterized by lush vegetation, massive rock outcrops, and numerous, deep gorges. The Grampians represent the most west point of the Great Dividing Range of Australia. Most of this mountainous terrain is part of Grampian National Park. The object along the top of the image is an array of solar panels.
 
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 400k
Mission: STS081  
Roll - Frame: 720 - 23
Geographical Name: AUSTRALIA-V  
Features: COAST, LAKE CORANGAMITE, MIR  
Center Lat x Lon: 37S x 143.0E
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:   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 100  
 
Nadir to Photo Center Direction:   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
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Date: 199701__   YYYYMMDD
Time:   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: E  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth:   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude:   nautical miles
Sun Elevation:   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: HILL, PLAIN, MOUNTAIN  
Water Views: LAKE  
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Man Made Views:  
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