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LOCATION Direction Photo #: STS085-710-19 Date: Aug. 1997
Geographic Region: USA-NEVADA

STS085-710-019 Lake Tahoe, California August, 1997
This south-southeast-looking low-oblique synoptic view shows the Lake Tahoe area. Except for the higher steeper peaks of the Sierra Nevada, forests cover most of the right half (western portion) of the image. One of the deepest lakes in North America, Lake Tahoe is visible just to the right of the center of the image. Just east (left) of Lake Tahoe is Lake Washoe. Just to the south of Lake Washoe and barely discernible on the image is the capitol city of Nevada, Carson City. To the south of Carson City and to the south-southeast of Lake Tahoe is the fertile Carson Valley. To the north of Lake Washoe, the cities of Reno and Sparks can be viewed at the bottom left of the image.

Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 362k
Mission: STS085  
Roll - Frame: 710 - 19
Geographical Name: USA-NEVADA  
Features: LAKE TAHOE  
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:: HB
Camera Tilt: 44   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 100  
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: S   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: 66  
Date: 19970811   YYYYMMDD
Time: 164419   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 41.3N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 119.1W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 107   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 156   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 40   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Water Views: LAKE  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views: URBAN AREA  
City Views:  

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