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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS039-81-X Date: na 1991
Geographic Region: RUSSIAN FEDERATION
Feature: KAMCHATKA-C.SHIPUNSKIY

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  STS039-081-00X Shipunsk Peninsula, Kamchatka, Russia May 1991
The mountainous snow-covered Shipunsk Peninsula can be seen in this southwest-looking view. The Shipunsk Peninsula’s (arrowhead-shaped feature) is located on the eastern coast of the rugged and volcanic 750 mile (1208 km) long Kamchatka Peninsula of far eastern Russia. In the upper left part of the image, Avachinsk Bay, an inlet of the Pacific Ocean, and home to the large Russian Naval Base at Petropavlovsk, is visible. The Avacha River Valley (not snow-covered) is discernible traversing northwest across the upper portion of the image. Slightly above the center of the image, the snow-covered stratovolcano, Avachinskaya, which last erupted in January 1991, is visible. To the right of Avachinskaya Volcano is the 11339-foot (3456 meters) high snow-covered stratovolcano Karyakskaya. This active volcano last erupted during the winter of 1956-1957. Below and slightly to the right of the two previously mentioned volcanoes, is the snow-covered and partially cloud covered Zhupanovskaya Volcano (near the right center of the image). This volcano last erupted in 1959.
 
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 423k
Mission: STS039  
Roll - Frame: 81 - X
Geographical Name: RUSSIAN FEDERATION  
Features: KAMCHATKA-C.SHIPUNSKIY  
Center Lat x Lon: 53.5N x 159.5E
Film Exposure: N   N=Normal exposure, U=Under exposed, O=Over exposed, F=out of Focus
Percentage of Cloud Cover-CLDP: 10
 
Camera: HB
 
Camera Tilt:   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 250  
 
Nadir to Photo Center Direction:   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
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Date: 1991____   YYYYMMDD
Time:   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: E  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth:   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude:   nautical miles
Sun Elevation:   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: VOLCANO, MOUNTAIN, VALLEY, PENINSULA  
Water Views: BAY  
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