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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS41C-52-2562 Date: Apr. 1984
Geographic Region: AUSTRALIA-NT

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  STS41C-52-2562 Joseph Bonaparte Gulf, Northern Territory, Australia April 1984
The blue water of southeastern Joseph Bonaparte Gulf contrasts dramatically with the highly reflective tidal flats and marshy coastline of the Northern Territory and Western Australia. High reflectivity is a visual characteristic of the sandy, salty coastal zone of northern Australia. The sediment-laden Victoria River flows through Queens Channel and into Joseph Bonaparte Gulf (lower left quadrant). The West Baines River, a tributary of the Victoria, can also be traced southwestward as it diverges from the Victoria River. The dark blue feature near the right edge of the picture is Lake Argyle, the largest manmade lake in Australia. This lake is part of the Ord River system that flows into Cambridge Gulf (partially visible in lower right corner) in the southwest corner of Joseph Bonaparte Gulf. Most of the terrain in this image is hilly and some folded and faulted rock strata can be seen.
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 268k
Mission: STS41C  
Roll - Frame: 52 - 2562
Geographical Name: AUSTRALIA-NT  
Center Lat x Lon: 16S x 129.5E
Film Exposure: N   N=Normal exposure, U=Under exposed, O=Over exposed, F=out of Focus
Percentage of Cloud Cover-CLDP: 0
Camera: LH
Camera Tilt: LO   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 250  
Nadir to Photo Center Direction:   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: 72  
Date: 198404__   YYYYMMDD
Nadir Lat: N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: E  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth:   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude:   nautical miles
Sun Elevation:   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: PLAIN  
Water Views: GULF, RIVER  
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