NASA Photo ID: S73-35081           File Name: 10076282.jpg
Film Type: 70mm                    Date Taken: 08/15/73
Title: View of north central Wyoming and southern Montana
Description:
A view of approximately 3,600 square miles of north central Wyoming and 
southern Montana as seen in this Skylab 3 Earth Resources Experiments
Package  S190-B (five-inch earth terrain camera) photograph taken from the
Skylab  space station in Earth orbit. The Big Horn River flowing northward
crosses  between the northwest trending Big Horn Mountains and the Pryor
Mountains.   Yellowtail Reservoir, in the center of the picture, is
impounded by a dam  across the Big Horn River. A sharp contrast is clearly
evident between the  small rectangular crop areas along the Big Horn River
(upper right) and the  strip farming (yellow) practiced on the rolling hill
along the Big Horn River  and its tributaries (upper left corner and right
edge). The low sun angle  enhances the structural features of the mountains
as well as the drainage  patterns in the adjacent basins. Rock formations
appear in this color  photograph as they would to the eye from this
altitude. The distinctive  redbeds can be traced along the front of the
Pryor Mountains and indicate the  folding that occured during mountain
building.        
Subject terms:
AGRICULTURE                             
EARTH OBSERVATIONS (FROM SPACE)         
INFRARED PHOTOGRAPHY                    
LAKES                                   
MONTANA                                 
MOUNTAINS                               
ONBOARD ACTIVITIES                      
RIVERS                                  
SKYLAB 3                                
SKYLAB PROGRAM                          
SPACEBORNE EXPERIMENTS                  
WYOMING                                 

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