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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS081-742-70 Date: Jan. 1997
Geographic Region: CHILE
Feature: ANDES, LAKE LAIA

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  STS081-742-070 Nevados De Chillan, Chile January 1997
Deep red represents healthy green vegetation on color infrared images. In this instance the reddish landscape represents the forested land in the Andes Mountains west of Concepción. Cultivated fields are visible on the western slopes (windward side) of the Andes in Chile; while semi-arid conditions exist on the leeward side (“rain-shadow effect”), preventing much agricultural development on the Argentine side. The darker area near the center of the image (with a string of clouds extending southeastward) is a lava field produced by the Nevados de Chillán volcano. Three small lakes, located in Argentina, are visible east of the lava field. The very dark sinuous feature at the bottom of the picture is Laguna de la Laja, a large reservoir on the Rio Laja.
 
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 400k
Mission: STS081  
Roll - Frame: 742 - 70
Geographical Name: CHILE  
Features: ANDES, LAKE LAIA  
Center Lat x Lon: 37S x 71.5W
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: 18   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 100  
 
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: W   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: 132  
 
Date: 19970120   YYYYMMDD
Time: 181309   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 36.7S  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 70.4W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 308   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 205   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 66   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: MOUNTAIN  
Water Views: LAGOON, LAKE  
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