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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS61A-50-69 Date: Nov. 1985
Geographic Region: AUSTRALIA-V
Feature: LAKE EILDON

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  STS61A-50-0069 Lake Eildon, Victoria, Australia November 1985
Lake Eildon, the serpentine feature in the middle of the picture, is located approximately 80 miles (130 kilometers) northeast of Melbourne. The reservoir was created by damming the Goulburn River as it cuts through the scenic mountain and plateau terrain near the southern end of the Great Dividing Range. The lighter green area on the image maps an extensive plateau with an average elevation of 2000 feet (610 meters). The darker, more rugged terrain is heavily forested with several peaks south of the lake reaching almost 5000 feet (1525 meters) in elevation above sea level. STS61A-50-070 provides an overlapping view northeast of this area.
 
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 394k
Mission: STS61A  
Roll - Frame: 50 - 69
Geographical Name: AUSTRALIA-V  
Features: LAKE EILDON  
Center Lat x Lon: 37S x 146.0E
Film Exposure: N   N=Normal exposure, U=Under exposed, O=Over exposed, F=out of Focus
Percentage of Cloud Cover-CLDP: 20
 
Camera: HB
 
Camera Tilt: 24   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 250  
 
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: SW   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: 215104   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 36.1S  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 147.0E  
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: 180   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 31   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: MOUNTAIN, PLATEAU  
Water Views: LAKE, RIVER  
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