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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS078-743-76 Date: Jun. 1996
Geographic Region: GREECE
Feature: ZAKINTHOS I., CITY, ROADS

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  STS078-743-076 Zakinthos Island, Greece June 1996
Located in the Ionian Sea off the west coast of Greece, Zakinthos Island can be seen in this near-nadir view. Zakinthos Island is 25 miles (40 km) long, 12 miles (19 km) wide and covers an area of 157 sq. miles (407 sq. km). The island has a wide fertile plain in its central part with low hills to the west. Wine, currants, citrus fruits, and olive oil are produced on this intensively cultivated island. Zakinthos Island is subject to frequent earthquakes.
 
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 240k
Mission: STS078  
Roll - Frame: 743 - 76
Geographical Name: GREECE  
Features: ZAKINTHOS I., CITY, ROADS  
Center Lat x Lon: 38.0N x 21.0E
Film Exposure: N   N=Normal exposure, U=Under exposed, O=Over exposed, F=out of Focus
Percentage of Cloud Cover-CLDP: 5
 
Camera: HB
 
Camera Tilt: 27   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 250  
 
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: N   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: 78  
 
Date: 19960625   YYYYMMDD
Time: 102357   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 36.8N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 21.3E  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 167   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 145   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 76   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: ISLAND, COAST, HILL, PLAIN  
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