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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS61A-34-25 Date: Oct. 1985
Geographic Region: CANADA-Q

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  STS61A-34-0025 Lake St. Francis, Quebec, Canada November 1985
Located approximately 50 miles (80 kilometers) south of Quebec City, the Thetford Mines (a town and also the name given to the mining site) are visible in the center of the image (lighter color areas). These asbestos mines produce a large share of the world's supply. The lighter shaded areas within an otherwise forested landscape (darker areas) shows the extent to which the trees have been removed in this region either to expand available farm land or to furnish trees to the forestry industry. The elongated, dark feature (bottom center) is Lake St. Francis. Lake Aylmer (another dark feature--lower left) is southwest of the large lake. Lake Williams is the much smaller linear lake located north of the Thetford Mines site.
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 440k
Mission: STS61A  
Roll - Frame: 34 - 25
Geographical Name: CANADA-Q  
Center Lat x Lon: 46.0N x 71.5W
Film Exposure: N   N=Normal exposure, U=Under exposed, O=Over exposed, F=out of Focus
Percentage of Cloud Cover-CLDP: 0
Camera: HB
Camera Tilt: 23   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 250  
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: W   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: 17  
Date: 19851031   YYYYMMDD
Time: 172718   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 46.0N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 70.2W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 197   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 181   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 28   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: FOREST  
Water Views: LAKE  
Atmosphere Views:  
City Views:  
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