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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS048-77-46 Date: Sep. 1991
Geographic Region: NAMIBIA

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  STS048-077-046 Brandberg Structure, Namibia September 1991
The oval Brandberg structure, a large intrusive igneous formation in west-central Namibia, approximately 45 miles (70 kilometers) from the Atlantic Ocean, has an average diameter of approximately 15 miles (25 kilometers) and an elevation of 8445 feet (2575 meters) above sea level. Bordering the structure on the west is a thin strip of the Namib Desert, and bordering on the east is an extensive plateau (reddish-brown area) that appears also to be volcanic in origin, as does the darker area to the north-northwest, across which the westward-flowing Ugab River can be traced easily. The tans and brownish-yellows show a variety of sandy surfaces. Tin and tungsten are mined in this region of Namibia.
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 158k
Mission: STS048  
Roll - Frame: 77 - 46
Geographical Name: NAMIBIA  
Features: BRANDBERG MTN.  
Center Lat x Lon: 21S x 14.5E
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: 23   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?: N   Y=Yes there is an adjacent picture of the same area, N=No there isn't
Orbit Number: 55  
Date: 19910916   YYYYMMDD
Time: 131239   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 22.8S  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 15.8E  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 266   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 307   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 31   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
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