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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS069-728-79 Date: Sep. 1995
Geographic Region: AUSTRALIA-NT

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  STS069-728-79 Roper River, Northern Territory, Australia September 1995
The meandering channel of the Roper River (center of image) flows into Limmen Bight, located along the southwest shoreline of the Gulf of Carpentaria. The floodplain of the Roper River widens at the coast to include the large, tan-colored area surrounding the river mouth. The lower floodplain is well defined from the darker, more heavily vegetated uplands. River flow increases greatly during the summer rainy season. In this view, the muddy color of the river indicates that the river delivers a large supply of sediment to the coast.
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 105k
Mission: STS069  
Roll - Frame: 728 - 79
Geographical Name: AUSTRALIA-NT  
Center Lat x Lon: 14.5S x 135.5E
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: 19   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?: N   Y=Yes there is an adjacent picture of the same area, N=No there isn't
Orbit Number: 73  
Date: 19950912   YYYYMMDD
Time: 060715   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 14.6S  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 136.7E  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 287   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 215   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 38   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: PLAIN, COAST  
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