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STS049-85-6
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Spacecraft nadir point: 26.1° S, 137.7° E

Photo center point: 25.0° S, 139.5° E

Nadir to Photo Center: Northeast

Spacecraft Altitude: 192 nautical miles (356km)
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STS49-85-006, paired with STS49-85-009: Channel Country, Western
Queensland, Australia This dramatic view of central Australia
shows the southflowing Georgina River drainage- -Lake Machattie,
the prominent water body, and other lakes show that it has rained
in this desert region in the immediate past. The neighboring
drainage is that of the Diamantina River.