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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS51B-38-102 Date: na 1985
Geographic Region: USA-MONTANA
Feature: FLATHEAD LAKE

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  STS51B-038-0102 Flathead Lake, Montana, U.S.A. May 1985
The irregular shoreline of Flathead Lake is discernible in this northeast-looking, low-oblique photograph. The lake [30 miles (48 kilometers) long and 12 to 14 miles (19 to 23 kilometers) wide], located in a depression that remained after a large block of ice retreated during the last ice age, is used for recreation and some irrigation. Kalispell is barely discernible north of the lake. East of the lake are the snow-covered, rugged peaks of the Mission Range, east of which is elongated, glacier-carved Swan Valley. Clouds overhang the peaks of the Swan Range, which is east of Swan Valley. To the east-northeast of Flathead Lake is Swan Lake, and to the west are the lower, less rugged Salish Mountains. Agricultural field patterns appear south of the lake in Flathead Valley.
 
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 325k
Mission: STS51B  
Roll - Frame: 38 - 102
Geographical Name: USA-MONTANA  
Features: FLATHEAD LAKE  
Center Lat x Lon: 48.0N x 114W
Film Exposure: N   N=Normal exposure, U=Under exposed, O=Over exposed, F=out of Focus
Percentage of Cloud Cover-CLDP: 20
 
Camera: HB
 
Camera Tilt: NV   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: 19  
 
Date: 1985____   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: MOUNTAIN, FAULT  
Water Views: LAKE  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views: AGRICULTURE  
City Views:  
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