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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS062-113-148 Date: Mar. 1994
Geographic Region: AUSTRALIA-Q
Feature: DARLING R. VA., WARREGO R

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  STS062-113-148 Darling River, New South Wales, Australia March 1994
A small section of the Darling River and its broad floodplain is visible in this northeast view of north central New South Wales. The Darling is the longest river (1700 miles--2736 kilometers) in Australia. On this picture the south draining Warrego (the more narrow floodplain) enters the southwesterly flowing Darling near the center of the picture. The small, dark, rectangular patterns on the Darling floodplain are irrigated croplands, producing mainly citrus fruits and cotton. Overall the region is a semiarid plain, although Mount Gunderbooka (dark feature) at 1629 feet (497 meters) is barely visible southeast of the Darling River (upper right corner). Most of the land elevations range between 350 to 450 feet (107 to 137 meters) above sea level. Several very small dry lake beds (lighter-colored features) can be seen scattered across the terrain north of the Darling.
 
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 349k
Mission: STS062  
Roll - Frame: 113 - 148
Geographical Name: AUSTRALIA-Q  
Features: DARLING R. VA., WARREGO R  
Center Lat x Lon: 30.5S x 145.0E
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: 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: 202  
 
Date: 19940317   YYYYMMDD
Time: 044729   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 30.8S  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 145.9E  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 304   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 136   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 45   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: BASIN, FLOOD PLAIN  
Water Views: RIVER, PLAYA  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views: AGRICULTURE  
City Views:  
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