STS068-258-080 Sydney Area, New South Wales, Australia October 1994
The urban area of Australia's largest city, Sydney (population over 3 million), can be identified in the center of the image. Although the scale of the image precludes the identification of almost all of the specific infrastructure features, the two linear features that jut southward into Botany Bay are runways of Sydney International Airport. The irregular shaped water body (darker feature slightly above center) is Sydney Harbor. The two other sizable bays south of this harbor are Botany Bay (largest) and Bate Bay. The water features along the top (left) of the image are part of the Hawksbury River drainage system. The darker terrain shows areas of forested lands. Heathcote and Royal National Parks occupy most of the terrain south of the city.

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