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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS61A-50-80 Date: Nov. 1985
Geographic Region: AUSTRALIA-NSW

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  STS61A-50-0080 Lake Burragorang, New South Wales, Australia November 1985
The reservoir, Lake Burragorang (linear, dark blue feature) is a little difficult to distinguish from the dark, surrounding woodlands. Located on the outskirts of Sydney (southwest of urban area) Burragorang is a major water supply for the largest city in Australia. While the surface area of this lake is just 34 square miles (88 square kilometers) it has an average depth of 76 feet (23 meters). Both the Wollondilly and the Coxs Rivers flow into a dammed gorge to create this reservoir. The extensive dark landscape that is visible throughout much of this scene is heavily wooded sections of the Great Dividing Range. STS61A-50-081 provides overlapping coverage of the Great Dividing Range and the extreme western suburbs of Sydney.
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 387k
Mission: STS61A  
Roll - Frame: 50 - 80
Geographical Name: AUSTRALIA-NSW  
Center Lat x Lon: 34S x 150.0E
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: 17   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 250  
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: S   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: 35  
Date: 19851101   YYYYMMDD
Time: 215205   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 33.1S  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 150.0E  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 85   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 179   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 34   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Water Views: LAKE, RIVER  
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