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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS085-501-114 Date: Aug. 1997
Geographic Region: USA-CALIFORNIA
Feature: EDWARDS AFB, MOUNTAINS

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  STS085-501-114 Mojave Desert, California, USA August 1997
Rogers Dry Lake and Rosamond Dry Lake (extensive, light colored feature) are located toward the center of the Mojave Desert near the western apex of the desert. Both dry lakes are part of Edwards Air Force Base that includes an alternate landing site for NASA’s Space Shuttle. The Mojave River is the dark and light, gently curving linear feature at the top of the image. The dark-looking feature along the southwest side of the picture is part of the northeast flank of the San Gabriel Mountains. A section of the San Andreas fault (linear structure) can also be detected. A very small section of the Garlock fault (not as obvious as the San Andreas fault) can be traced across the landscape along the northwest side of the valley. This frame of photography overlaps with STS085-501-116.
 
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 274k
Mission: STS085  
Roll - Frame: 501 - 114
Geographical Name: USA-CALIFORNIA  
Features: EDWARDS AFB, MOUNTAINS  
Center Lat x Lon: 34.5N 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: LH
 
Camera Tilt: LO   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 250  
 
Nadir to Photo Center Direction:   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:  
 
Date: 199708__   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: DESERT, FAULT  
Water Views: RIVER, PLAYA  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views: AIRPORT, AGRICULTURE  
City Views:  
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