PIA11016: South Australia, Australia
Target Name: Earth
Is a satellite of: Sol (our sun)
Mission: ISS EarthKam
Spacecraft: Space Shuttle
Instrument: Electronic Still Camera
Product Size: 3060 x 2036 pixels (width x height)
Produced By: JPL
Full-Res TIFF: PIA11016.tif (18.69 MB)
Full-Res JPEG: PIA11016.jpg (1.711 MB)

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Original Caption Released with Image:

The light corner of the image is Lake Torrens, an ephemeral salt lake in South Australia. The twisted strata visible here is part of a rocky desert area in the Australian Outback. The black line that runs along one side of the image is a railroad that borders the mountains of the Flinders Ranges.

This image was taken from the Space Shuttle on February 15, 2000.

Photojournal note:
EarthKAM was formerly known as KidSat. To see images of KidSat, see http://photojournal.jpl.nasa.gov/mission/KidSat .

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL/UCSD/JSC

Image Addition Date:
2008-09-04