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IdentificationMission: STS008 Roll: 34 Frame: 1112 Mission ID on the Film or image: S08
Country or Geographic Name: MOZAMBIQUE
Features: COAST OF MOZAMBIQUE
Center Point Latitude: -17.0 Center Point Longitude: 39.5 (Negative numbers indicate south for latitude and west for longitude)
Stereo: Yes (Yes indicates there is an adjacent picture of the same area)
ONC Map ID: P05 JNC Map ID:
CameraCamera Tilt: Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 100mm
Camera: HB: Hasselblad
Film: 6017 : Kodak Ektachrome 64, 220 Roll Format.
QualityFilm Exposure: Under Exposed
Percentage of Cloud Cover: 50 (26-50)
NadirGMT Date: 1983____ (YYYYMMDD) GMT Time: (HHMMSS)
Nadir Point Latitude: , Longitude: (Negative numbers indicate south for latitude and west for longitude)
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Sun Azimuth: (Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point)
Spacecraft Altitude: nautical miles (0 km)
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Orbit Number: 21
CaptionsThe serene coastline of Mozambique (17.0S, 39.5E) Africa and the Indian Ocean offer some of the best beaches and recreational diving water in the world. Offshore reefs provide interesting coral formations that host a wide variety of marine life. Inland, the coastal savannas of this tropical nation are filled with a wide range of wildlife in some of the last animal refuges on the African continent.
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