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LOCATION Direction Photo #: STS085-710-8 Date: Aug. 1997
Geographic Region: USA-CALIFORNIA
Feature: SACRAMENTO, RESERVOIR


IMAGE
 
STS085-710-008 Lake Camanche, California August, 1997
The blue-colored waters of Lake Camanche (right of center on the image) can be seen in this near vertical view. Lake Camanche is a recreational lake on the Mokelumne River in the rolling foothills of the Sierra Nevada (top quarter of image). The lake covers 12 sq. miles (31 sq. km) and has 54 miles (87 km) of shoreline. To the east of Lake Camanche and barely discernible is the Pardee Reservoir. This reservoir also on the Modelumne River covers a surface area of 2257 acres (914 hectares) and has 37 miles (60 km) of shoreline. A portion of the city of Sacramento is visible in the lower left portion of the image.


Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 364k
Mission: STS085  
Roll - Frame: 710 - 8
Geographical Name: USA-CALIFORNIA  
Features: SACRAMENTO, RESERVOIR  
Center Lat x Lon: 38.5N x 121W
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: 32   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 100  
 
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: E   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: 164318   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 38.4N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 122.6W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 101   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 156   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 38   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: MOUNTAIN, FAULT, VALLEY, FOREST  
Water Views: LAKE  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views: AGRICULTURE, URBAN AREA, DAM  
City Views:  

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