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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS049-97-51 Date: May 1992
Geographic Region: INDONESIA

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  STS049-97-51 Rindjani Volcano, Lombok Island, Indonesia May 1992
The island of Lombok and its major volcano, Rindjani, can be seen in this southwest-looking color infrared view. Lombok Island is 70 miles (113 km) long and 50 miles (81 km) at its widest point. The island covers 2000 sq. miles (5180 sq. km). The varying colors of red show the vegetation zones of the island. The highlands are forest clad and mostly underdeveloped. The lowlands are highly cultivated. Rice, soybeans, coffee, tobacco, cotton, cinnamon, and vanilla are the major crops grown in the fertile soils of the island. The second highest mountain in Indonesia, Rindjani Volcano, at 12224 feet (3726 meters) can be seen on the northern part of the island. Rindjani, a stratovolcano last erupted in 1996. The first historical eruption occurred in September of 1847. The 4-mile (6 km) by 5-mile (8.5 km) oval-shaped caldera is filled partially by a lake known as Segara Anak. The lake, not fully visible due to the shadows from the crater rim, is 754 feet (230 meters) deep. The eruptions of 1994, 1995, and 1996 have formed a small cone in the center of the caldera and lava flows from these eruptions have entered the lake. The Lombok Strait can be seen in the upper right portion of the image. The Alas Strait is visible in the lower left portion of the image.
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 369k
Mission: STS049  
Roll - Frame: 97 - 51
Geographical Name: INDONESIA  
Center Lat x Lon: 8.5S x 116.5E
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: 37   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 250  
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: SW   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: 81  
Date: 19920513   YYYYMMDD
Time: 005413   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 7.4S  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 118.7E  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 60   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 198   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 37   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
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Man Made Views: AGRICULTURE  
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