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LOCATION Direction Photo #: STS040-72-24 Date: Jun. 1991
Geographic Region: USA-INDIANA

STS040-072-024 Monroe Lake and Bloomington, Indiana, U.S.A. June 1991
Within the woodlands of Hoosier National Forest, sediment-laden Monroe Lake (center of photograph), the largest lake in Indiana, is featured in this northwest-looking, low-oblique photograph. Near the lake are Bloomington, home of the University of Indiana, to the northwest and Bedford, noted for its limestone that is shipped worldwide, to the south (below left center). The floodplain of the East Fork White River (bottom left) is discernible southeast of the lake. The terrain of the region is hilly with forests, scattered agricultural areas, and abundant limestone.

Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 444k
Mission: STS040  
Roll - Frame: 72 - 24
Geographical Name: USA-INDIANA  
Center Lat x Lon: 39.1N x 86.4W
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: 9   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?: N   Y=Yes there is an adjacent picture of the same area, N=No there isn't
Orbit Number: 19  
Date: 19910606   YYYYMMDD
Time: 164333   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 39.1N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 86W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 137   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 156   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 69   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: FOREST, HILL  
Water Views: LAKE, RESERVOIR  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views: URBAN AREA  

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