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LOCATION Direction Photo #: STS028-91-B Date: Aug. 1989
Geographic Region: KAZAKHSTAN

STS028-091-00B Dzhungarsk Range, Sasykkol Salt Lake, Kazakhstan August 1989
The northern part of the Dzhungarsk Range can be seen in the upper left portion of the image in this southwest-looking view. The southern part of Sasykkol Salt Lake (highly reflective surface) is visible in the lower right part of the image. The northwestern part of Alakol Salt Lake is discernible in the lower left portion of the image. Roads are visible traversing the scene from just below the right corner of the image (northwest) exiting the scene at the left center of the image. These roads are the main transportation routes between China and Kazakhstan. A large alluvial fan covered with agricultural fields is visible midway between the left center and center of the image. A smoke plume is discernible in the lowland marshes of the Shinzhaly River Plain midway between the bottom center and center of the image.

Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 374k
Mission: STS028  
Roll - Frame: 91 - B
Geographical Name: KAZAKHSTAN  
Center Lat x Lon: 46.0N x 81.0E
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: LO   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 250  
Nadir to Photo Center Direction:   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:  
Date: 198908__   YYYYMMDD
Nadir Lat: N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: E  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth:   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude:   nautical miles
Sun Elevation:   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Water Views: LAKE  
Atmosphere Views: PLUME  
Man Made Views: AGRICULTURE  
City Views:  

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