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LOCATION Direction Photo #: STS040-606-37 Date: Jun. 1991
Geographic Region: USA-CALIFORNIA
Feature: LKS. TAHOE,PYRAMID,MONO


IMAGE
 
STS040-606-037 Sierra Nevada Mountains and Lake Tahoe, California and Nevada, U.S.A. June 1991
Dark blue Lake Tahoe is featured in this synoptic, low-oblique, southeast-looking photograph. The snow-capped, forested high Sierra Nevadas are visible from bottom left to near upper right. Viewing clockwise from Lake Tahoe are light blue Pyramid Lake to the north-northeast; shallow, marshy Carson Sink and its irrigated agricultural regions; Walker Lake and Mono Lake, salt lakes with no outlets; and Sacramento, the gray area west-southwest.


Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 361k
Mission: STS040  
Roll - Frame: 606 - 37
Geographical Name: USA-CALIFORNIA  
Features: LKS. TAHOE,PYRAMID,MONO  
Center Lat x Lon: 39.0N x 120W
Film Exposure: N   N=Normal exposure, U=Under exposed, O=Over exposed, F=out of Focus
Percentage of Cloud Cover-CLDP: 0
 
Camera:: RX
 
Camera Tilt: NV   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 100  
 
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:  
 
Date: 199106__   YYYYMMDD
Time:   GMT HHMMSS
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: MOUNTAIN, FAULT, FOREST, VALLEY, BASIN  
Water Views: LAKE  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views:  
City Views:  

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