NASA Photo ID: STS052-77-012       File Name: 10065346.jpg
  Film Type: 70mm                    Date Taken: 11/01/92
  Title: Roebuck Bay and the Town of Broome, Western Australia, Australia
  Description:
  Roebuck Bay (18.0S, 122.0E) is a prominent bay on the arid northwest coast
  of  Western Australia and the town of Broome is one of the few prominent
  towns along this very sparsley settled coast.  The large gray area
  extending back  from the shoreline of the bay is the Roebuck Plains slowly
  being filled with  sediment by local streams draining the Great Sandy
  Desert.  The irregular  bare patches on the desert to the south are burn
  scars from brush fires.                  
  Subject terms:
  AUSTRALIA                               
  BAYS                                    
  DESERTS                                 
  EARTH OBSERVATIONS (FROM SPACE)         
  FIRES                                   
  RIVERS                                  
  SEDIMENTS                               
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