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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS056-78-91 Date: Apr. 1993
Geographic Region: MADEIRA ISLANDS
Feature: MADIERA ISLAND

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  STS056-078-091 Madeira Island, Portugal April 1993
Located in the Atlantic Ocean 350 miles (565 km) off the west coast of Morocco, Madeira Island can be seen in this southeast-looking view. Madeira Island is 34 miles (55 km) long and 12 miles (19 km) wide. The island has deep ravines and rugged mountains, with the highest point being Ruivo Peak near the center of the island at 6106 feet (1862 meters). The north coast of the island is particularly steep and very wild. The island produces wine, sugar, bananas, tropical fruits, and potatoes. Fishing, handicrafts, and tourism are other industries. Funchal, located on the southeast coast, is the main city on the island.
 
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 291k
Mission: STS056  
Roll - Frame: 78 - 91
Geographical Name: MADEIRA ISLANDS  
Features: MADIERA ISLAND  
Center Lat x Lon: 32.5N x 17W
Film Exposure: N   N=Normal exposure, U=Under exposed, O=Over exposed, F=out of Focus
Percentage of Cloud Cover-CLDP: 30
 
Camera: HB
 
Camera Tilt: 53   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 250  
 
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: S   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: 35  
 
Date: 19930410   YYYYMMDD
Time: 091234   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 35.8N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 15.6W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 103   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 162   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 31   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: ISLAND, MOUNTAIN  
Water Views: OCEAN  
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