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STS049-82-2
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Spacecraft nadir point: 15.1° S, 124.4° E

Photo center point: 16.0° S, 124.5° E

Nadir to Photo Center: South

Spacecraft Altitude: 191 nautical miles (354km)
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Image Caption:
STS49-82-002: Tidal Flat, Coast of Western Australia Montgomery
Islands (16S, 124:12E) in the center of the frame illustrates
land buildup by sediment provided to a high-tide coast. Mudflats
at and below low tide level are brown and dark gray; sandy depo-
sits near high tide level are light tan; and dark vegetation
(mangroves?) anchors "permanent" land at and above normal tide
levels. Hasselblad camera, 250mm lens, color film.