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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS078-743-44 Date: Jun. 1996
Geographic Region: INDONESIA-B

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  STS078-743-044 Djulai River, West Kalimantan, Indonesia June 1996
The Djulai River (thin, dark line) is the border between West (Barat) Kalimantan (area northwest of river) and Central (Tengah) Kalimantan along the southwest coast of this Indonesian Island. The Djulai River empties into the Java Sea just east of a small peninsula (bottom center). The Airhtam River (more difficult to identify) is also visible as it empties into Airhtam Bay, west of the small peninsula. The longshore current is transporting a band of sediment (lighter-colored water) westward into Airhtam Bay. While most of the landscape is low-lying swampy wetlands, the darker areas show stands of tropical rainforests. The only evidence of development in this remote region of West Kalimantan is in areas (lighter color) where the dense forest cover has been removed.
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 311k
Mission: STS078  
Roll - Frame: 743 - 44
Geographical Name: INDONESIA-B  
Center Lat x Lon: 3S x 110.5E
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: 18   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 250  
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: N   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: 77  
Date: 19960625   YYYYMMDD
Time: 091330   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 3.8S  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 110.6E  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 296   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 147   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 18   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: FOREST  
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