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Photo center point: 30.8° N, 97.3° W

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Spacecraft Altitude: 105 nautical miles (194km)
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Image Caption: GEOGRAPHY/CARTOGRAPHY: UNITED STATES, TEXAS, LAKE WHITNEY, WACO, AND TRAVIS, STILLHOUSE HOLLOW AND BELTON RESERVOIRS, BRAZOS RIVER, CITIES OF WACO, TEMPLE, KILLEEN, AND AUSTIN AND BRYAN.
GEOLOGY/HYDROLOGY: BOUNDARY OF DISSECTED PLATEAU AND CENTRAL ELEVATED PLAINS.
AGRICULTURE: SCATTERED FIELD PATERNS, CONJESTED IN AREAS.
FORESTRY: NON COMMERCIAL STANDS OF MIXED CONIFER HARDWOODS.
METEOROLOGY: CIRRUS.
OCEANOGRAPHY:

Central Texas area as photographed from the Apollo 9 spacecraft during its earth-orbital mission. Interstate 35 runs from Austin (right center edge of pictures) to Waco (near bottom left corner). Also, visible are the cities of Georgetown, Taylor, Temple and Killeen. The Colorado River runs through Austin. The Brazos River flows through Waco. Lake Travis is upstream from Austin. Lake Whitney is at bottom left corner of picture. The Belton Reservoir is near bottom center. The lake formed by the dam on the Lampasas River near Belton is also clearly visible.