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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS081-717-72 Date: Jan. 1997
Geographic Region: ITALY
Feature: LAKE TRASIMENO

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  STS081-717-072 Trasimeno Lake, Italy January 1997
Trasimeno Lake, seen here near the center of the picture, is located geographically in central Italy. Although this image lacks subtle details of the rugged landscape that surrounds the lake, there is sufficient contrast to show that most of the scene is mountainous terrain of the Umbrian Apennine Mountains. The major railroad and highway that connects Rome with Firenze passes through a valley (aligned northwest-southwest) immediately west of Lake Trasimeno. The Italian city of Perugia is barely visible (right middle edge) 10 miles (16 km) east of the lake. Fierce fighting took place between British and German troops in many of these narrow valleys during World War II.
 
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 396k
Mission: STS081  
Roll - Frame: 717 - 72
Geographical Name: ITALY  
Features: LAKE TRASIMENO  
Center Lat x Lon: 43.0N x 12.0E
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: 29   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 250  
 
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: NW   The direction from the nadir to the center point, N=North, S=South, E=East, W=West
Stereo?: N   Y=Yes there is an adjacent picture of the same area, N=No there isn't
Orbit Number: 33  
 
Date: 19970114   YYYYMMDD
Time: 094839   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 41.9N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 13.4E  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 158   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 195   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 24   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: MOUNTAIN  
Water Views: LAKE  
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