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LOCATION Direction Photo #: STS51B-52-37 Date: May 1985
Geographic Region: USA-ARIZONA

STS51B-052-0037 Theodore Roosevelt Lake, Arizona, U.S.A. May 1985
Several small dams create a series of lakes in the Salt River as it twists westward toward Phoenix. Long, dark Theodore Roosevelt Lake is located roughly 60 miles (97 kilometers) east of Phoenix. Most of the forested Mazatzal and Mesca Mountains are part of the Tonto National Forest and Superstition Wilderness. The highly reflective areas in the Mesca Mountains near the city of Globe show extensive mining operations for silver, gold, asbestos, manganese, vanadium, and tungsten, but the mineral mined most often is copper. A small section of the Gila River is visible in the upper left corner of the photograph.

Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 314k
Mission: STS51B  
Roll - Frame: 52 - 37
Geographical Name: USA-ARIZONA  
Center Lat x Lon: 33.5N x 111W
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: 21   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 250  
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: NE   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: 49  
Date: 19850502   YYYYMMDD
Time: 172234   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 32.8N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 112W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 114   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 192   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 57   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: MOUNTAIN  
Water Views: LAKE, RIVER  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views:  
City Views:  

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