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LOCATION Direction Photo #: STS008-50-1844 Date: na 1983
Geographic Region: AUSTRALIA

STS008-50-1844 Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia September 1983
The northeastern peninsula of the Northern Territory is known as Arnhem Land. This plateau, located southeast of Van Diemen Gulf, is made up of some of the oldest rocks on Earth. As seen in this close-up view, the plateau is cut by numerous gorges created by the facturing and faulting of the Earth's crust over millions of years. Fracture patterns in the Arnhem Land rocks display dramatic intersecting patterns created by lateral and vertical tectonic stresses.

Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 382k
Mission: STS008  
Roll - Frame: 50 - 1844
Geographical Name: AUSTRALIA  
Center Lat x Lon: 13S x 133.5E
Film Exposure: U   N=Normal exposure, U=Under exposed, O=Over exposed, F=out of Focus
Percentage of Cloud Cover-CLDP: 0
Camera:: HB
Camera Tilt: NV   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?: Y   Y=Yes there is an adjacent picture of the same area, N=No there isn't
Orbit Number: 12  
Date: 1983____   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: FAULT, PLATEAU  
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