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LOCATION Direction Photo #: STS085-707-58 Date: Aug. 1997
Geographic Region: CANADA-BC

STS085-707-058 Okanagan Lake, British Columbia, Canada August, 1997
The southern portion of Okanagan Lake can be seen in this west-looking view. Located in a prosperous fruit-growing region of Southern British Columbia, Okanagan Lake is 69 miles (111 km) long and from 2 to 4 miles (3 to 6 km) wide. The lake is fed by and its outlet is the Okanagan River, which flows southward and joins the Columbia River in the state of Washington. The lake is a popular all-season resort region for fishing and camping in the summer and skiing and cross-country skiing during the winter.

Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 389k
Mission: STS085  
Roll - Frame: 707 - 58
Geographical Name: CANADA-BC  
Center Lat x Lon: 49.5N x 119.5W
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: HO   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 100  
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: SW   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: 51  
Date: 19970810   YYYYMMDD
Time: 181330   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 51.6N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 116.1W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 143   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 157   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 49   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Water Views: LAKE  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views:  
City Views:  

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