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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS087-768-79 Date: Dec. 1997
Geographic Region: THAILAND

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  STS087-768-079 Lam Pao (Reservoir), Thailand November 1997
The Lam Pao, irregular-shaped reservoir (dark feature) near the center of the image is located on the Khorat Plateau in northeast Thailand. Although the Lam Pao Dam generates some hydroelectric power, the reservoir's primary function is to serve as a watershed structure to provide water for irrigation to the intensively cultivated farms throughout the region. The dam that is largest earth fill dam in Thailand (approximately 5 miles-8 km in length) is located along the southeast end of the reservoir. As a result of an improving water utilization plan in this region, many farmers can produce two crops of rice per year from the same fields (double cropping).
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 407k
Mission: STS087  
Roll - Frame: 768 - 79
Geographical Name: THAILAND  
Center Lat x Lon: 16.5N x 103.5E
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: 31   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 100  
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: NW   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: 183  
Date: 19971201   YYYYMMDD
Time: 045532   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 15.8N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 104.8E  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 182   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 150   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 52   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: PLATEAU  
Water Views: RESERVOIR  
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