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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS028-76-59 Date: Aug. 1989
Geographic Region: USA-SOUTH DAKOTA

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  STS028-076-059 Fort Randall Dam; Lake Francis Case, South Dakota, U.S.A. August 1989
Visible in this southeast-looking, low-oblique photograph are Fort Randall Dam, which was completed in 1952, and Lake Francis Case. Approximately 150 miles (242 kilometers) long, Lake Francis Case is used for hydroelectric power, agricultural irrigation flood control, and recreation. Agricultural field patterns are discernible on either side of the lake. Long, linear Lake Andes, northeast of Fort Randall Dam, occupies a valley eroded near the end of the last ice age by glacier meltwater. The lake, whose level is maintained by rainfall and two artesian wells, has been set aside as a National Wildlife Refuge. To the south lies the Niobrara River Valley of northern Nebraska.
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 417k
Mission: STS028  
Roll - Frame: 76 - 59
Geographical Name: USA-SOUTH DAKOTA  
Center Lat x Lon: 43.0N x 99W
Film Exposure: N   N=Normal exposure, U=Under exposed, O=Over exposed, F=out of Focus
Percentage of Cloud Cover-CLDP: 5
Camera: HB
Camera Tilt: 53   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 250  
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: E   The direction from the nadir to the center point, N=North, S=South, E=East, W=West
Stereo?: N   Y=Yes there is an adjacent picture of the same area, N=No there isn't
Orbit Number: 7  
Date: 19890808   YYYYMMDD
Time: 220744   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 43.5N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 102.5W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 251   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 163   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 41   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: PLAIN  
Water Views: RIVER, LAKE  
Atmosphere Views:  
City Views:  
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